| April 25, 2012

Brian Wright, 21, of Montrose, Colo., hauls limestone to coal mines with his ’96 Peterbilt 379, equipped with a 475-hp Cat and 15-speed transmission. While working in Nevada gold mines through age 19, he says, “I saved all my money and bought my truck and went to work for Colorado Lime.” He and his father are leased to the company, and they haul together. The truck’s pictured here in front of the Dillon Pinnacles and Blue Mesa Reservoir in Colorado.

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