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Memories for us old truckers

Discussion in 'Old Iron!' started by Truck Shop, Feb 27, 2017.

  1. Truck Shop

    Truck Shop Senior Member

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    That photo above depicts so much about those times in America. People today don't know what they have and how lucky they are.
    I can't help but feel sad for him, at least he has two friends in the old cat and that rough puppy.
     
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    Not only America, but a large part of the world
     
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    Well the IR Drill rigs we had at the quarry were yellow CCC's
     
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  4. Truck Shop

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    CCC got a cut rate 55 gal drum of yellow.
     
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    This is from Pine Falls Manitoba. Rod Schuetze was my Grand dad.

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  6. DMiller

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    And a Screamin Demon Euc at the Head!!
     
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    I just saw an unusual sight. A Ford C-series cabover with a small reefer box in Auburn, CA. It has to have a gas engine because no diesel that came or fit in it could be used in this state in 2021 due to regulations. The box was painted up real nicely with graphics and such. The cab was plain white, could not tell the condition of the paint as it passed by.

    This has to be a relatively recent build based on what I saw. They must be really scraping the bottom of the barrel to put one of those back on the road.
     
  8. Truck Shop

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    Below is a 1950 Fruit Can-The asking price is $8,000-that's how stupid the market has gotten for old trucks. It's $2,000 max value, it doesn't
    matter what there asking that's the max, and realistically $1,400. Restored $30 to $40,000.

    00t0t_58WLmSlkxB4z_0bi08t_600x450.jpg
     
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    amazing must be all flat ground
     
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    Definitely all flat here in the prairies. My dad ran a TinyD9 with a bunch of sleighs in the same province. Used to jog along side to keep warm. Crazy how things have changed.
     
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    I would be surprised if a man of your caliber quit after that last one...
     
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    Cab sound? Have that old Thick Hood?
     
  15. Truck Shop

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    Crane, Or is about as dry a climate there is-25 miles southwest of Burns, Or.
     
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    Old Kelowna should be solid then. Be a Easy one to Upgrade and update, Cummins, Mechanical, twin stick for Showin Off!! Be a hell of a Nice Road Tractor with a Aeroliner on it!!
     
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    Sounds like a meet in the middle idea
     
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    Looked closer on photos, that has Aluminum Rails!!!
     
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    As long as there not rotten there ok, my 66 pete had aluminum rails.
     
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    Sure looks like an early Star !
     
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