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The Plows of Upstate New York

There are a great many small towns and villages across the state of New York and almost all of them have their own highway department. While some many argue that this leads to a duplication of services and thus higher … 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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eBay Finds – 1956 Oshkosh Pickup

Past eBay finds on this site have included former heavy duty trucks converted into “pickups”, mostly in the form of military transport trucks that have been bobtailed. I like those trucks and would certainly buy one if my lotto numbers … Continue reading

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ATHS Springfield 2012 – Grab Bag

We are nearing the end of my ATHS Springfield coverage.  Or least photo coverage.  Please, hold back your tears.  Today is a mix of trucks from a variety of manufactures including Diamond-T, Freightliner, Ford, Oshkosh, and more.  Out of this group, … Continue reading

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Still Working – Oshkosh Plow Truck

In years past this truck would have been used to push snow, lots of snow. That is not the case this year. Now it sits patiently, waiting for that end of year blizzard that becomes more and more remote with … Continue reading

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9.8% Please

Late last week the floundering stock price of Navistar received quite a boost when “activist investor” Carl Ichan purchased a 9.8% interest in the company worth around 118 million.  In the financing and investing industry Ichan is now for this kind of … Continue reading

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