antique trucks

Cottonwood Antique Truck Show

OCT. 15: COTTONWOOD ANTIQUE TRUCK SHOW, Oxendale Chrysler Dodge Jeep, Cottonwood, Ariz., (928) 634-3656.

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Pacific, Hayes truck enthusiasts gathering this weekend in B.C.

It's the first-annual Cache Creek Truck Show, a production of the British Columbia-based Hayes and Pacific truck clubs. Truck club member and organizer Wes Bergman, a former off-highway hauler now spending much of his time keeping the Canadian-made makes and their models alive, says they've got a good number of trucks set to show and are hoping for several more from folks just "showing up." "Hayes haven’t been manufactured since 1975," he says. "The last Pacifics ...

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Tonight on American Trucker — Gully Transportation’s antique trucks

Gully Transportation will be featured on tonight's edition of the American Trucker television show. The episode will air on the Speed Channel at 10 p.m. Eastern. The program will show the production of one of the Quincy, Ill.-based regional hauler's newest trucks – a 2011 Freightliner Cascadia – in the manufacturer's Cleveland, N.C., facility. “My father started the business with just one truck in 1947," says company vice president Michael Gully, "and in 1964 he purchased his first ...

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A yellow butterfly flitters in her golden years

The 1974 Kenworth "Lady Butterfly," once featured as Overdrive's Tractor of the Month, is still pulling her weight and more.

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Visit the trucking museum at Iowa 80 and download a new app

If it happens you're at the Walcott Truckers Jamboree at the Iowa 80 Truck Stop today, be sure to visit the trucking museum. If you're packing  a smartphone, scan the QR code with the phone's camera at the front desk to download a new app and you can go back there anytime you like -- virtually, that is. The Iowa 80 Trucking Museum launched the app just a few days back to virtual visitors the opportunity ...

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Lady Butterfly, a 1974 Kenworth conventional, was owned by John Mann, of East Canton, Ohio, when the tractor was Overdrive’s Tractor of the Month in September 1980. See more trucks from past issues at www.overdriveretro.com.

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June 5 antique truck show slated

The 21st annual Antique Truck Show will be June 5, 2011, at the Automatic Switch Company in Florham Park, N.J., the local chapter of the American Truck Historical Society announced.

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Truck Show

of Yellow Rose Chapter of Antique Truck Historical Society, River Bend Par, Smithville, Texas, (830) 743-3179

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Avery farm truck turns 100

The 1910 Avery farm truck’s centennial will be honored at 2:30 p.m. July 9 at the Iowa 80 Trucking Museum. The so-called birthday party for the truck coincides with the Walcott Truckers Jamboree that weekend in Walcott, Iowa. The Avery is the oldest truck on display at the trucking museum, said its curator Dave Meier. The farm tractor was advertised to do the work of six to eight horses at a top speed of 15 miles per hour ...

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