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Missing the Snow

Just about a week ago a large portion of Central New York received the first true snow fall of the season. Usually the first snow brings about panic and hysteria with people rushing to the grocery store for staples like … Continue reading

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At the Dealer – Cross Section

Do remember the other day when I was blubbering about how it would be months, possibly years, before the International HX started showing up in CNY? Once again the universe has spoken to reveal my ignorance. I came across this HX515 … Continue reading

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A Slow Start

Out with the old. In with the new. This new Western 4800 6×6 is heading for the Town of Spafford, NY. It looks to be ready to go with maybe the exception of lettering. Curiously enough the town recently sold … Continue reading

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Mystery Trucks

Anyone know what this truck is used for? I seem to remember a time of year when they were used almost daily. I think they were used to push something? Maybe they were called push trucks? Oh well. Whatever they … Continue reading

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Mic Check

I was wandering around downtown as I often do on my lunch break when I came across this scenic Western Star photo. The Clinton Square fountains had been drained in preparation for an Irish festival and this rig had just … Continue reading

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Western Star – Oswego County Style

This truck has been kicking around Tracey’s back lot for a few weeks now. I first spotted it with Dan back in March before it the dump trailer came into play. Now it seems the truck is ready for pickup. … Continue reading

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World of Concrete 2013

Extravagant hotels and casinos. Fabulous shows. Gambling. Free flowing liquor. These are just some of the reasons why millions of people visit Las Vegas each year. Over the past few years I’ve come to realize there is another reason to … Continue reading

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On the Job – Peterbilt and Western Star

Hot of the press!   I shot these two trucks on the walk into work this morning. Happy Monday everyone.

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Western Star in need of a tie

Here is something for the train lovers, a CSX Western Star tractor with hydraulic loader. This truck is normally attached to a trailer that hauls around railroad ties. Stay tuned tomorrow for more railroad related topics.

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Custom Big Rig – WesternStar “Wanted”

Have you ever dreamed of building your own custom big rig?  A big task for sure, probably more complex than your average street road or muscle car project.  Western Star assembled a crew of the best craftsmen in the industry … Continue reading

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