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Were Those Old Trucks Really as Good as We Remember?
Vintage & Old School Big Rigs & Tow Trucks! ideas in | trucks, tractor trailers, tow truck
Photo by Jim Park. What struck me while walking the show was how many of the trucks on display I had driven over the course of my career — not the actual trucks, mind you, but similar models. It was a bit like going out for dinner with all your ex-wives and former girlfriends at once. Talk about stirring up ghosts. This R-Model is hardly changed from the '75 model I started on. Still one of the best trucks ever for drivability, IMHO. It wasn't very roomy.
Heavy-Duty Collectors Breathe Life into Classic Big Rigs
Whenever I see classic semi trucks, I get to feeling just a little nostalgic. Those old big rigs are a wonderful sight. The average trucker who was mechanically inclined, could work on his own rig. These timeless classics are symbols of the prosperous days of trucking ….. If these trucks have stood the test of time and survived, maybe we as truckers will survive in this industry too.
The Model H cuts a striking figure, with its classic fender-mounted headlights and snub-nosed cab painted fire engine red. The year-old owner of a ready-mix concrete business in Lennoxville, Pa. Tens of thousands of big rig collectors around the U.