Guilty By Association Truck Show

Jim and Carol Steffey and the Lanita Specialized 2016 W900L

Of the many truckers' rigs I took a closer look at during the Guilty by Association Truck Show in late September, Jim and Carol Steffey's 2016 Kenworth W900L stood out in part for the top-bottom two-tone paint with minimal horizontal striping and the overall simplified look on offer.

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‘My toy’: Retired owner-op Roger Hilbrenner’s 1991 Peterbilt 379

Roger Hilbrenner's retirement toy

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Custom fuel hauler stretches the limit for navigating Chicago fueling stations

Flagship of the fleet

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Whiplash: Heard Trucking’s cabover lover’s dream 1996 Freightliner FLD

Don't get 'Whiplash' trying to look at this truck

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Go Cubs? Forrest, Ill.-based Dave Marti Trucking’s custom 2015 Peterbilt 389 glider

Marti's custom 389 glider, "High Maintenance Too", was a hit at the Guilty by Association Truck Show. Spec'd with Fitzgerald for liquid bulk tank, the 389 hauls fuel leased to Transport Service Inc. in the region around Marti's home base.

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Owner-operator Sean McEndree’s ‘Band of Brothers’ purple-heart 2006 Pete

'06 Pete restarts career

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Special Olympics convoy: Joplin shatters truck-number record, raises $100,000-plus

Convoy footage, participants' choice Best of Show winners, 4 States' annual Larry H. Martin award presentation to a driver who is trucking "to the core," and more from this weekend's Guilty by Association Truck Show in Joplin.

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Big comeback for this cabover, one of 550-plus trucking stories at Guilty by Association

A tale of triumph from near-ruin September 10, 1987 in Pratt, Kansas, for this 1976 Kelty Farms International Transtar. And: More from Joplin, Mo.

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Guilty By Association Truck Show under way in Joplin

The event, which goes through Saturday night, will feature a truck and tractor pull, motorcycle stunt rider show and fireworks Friday night. Saturday will feature the annual Special Olympics Convoy that will end in downtown Joplin with a concert by Tennessee trucker Tony Justice.

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Guilty By Association Truck Show coming to Joplin this month

The Chrome Shop Mafia is expecting more than 500 working show trucks during the event. Trucks can begin rolling in Thursday, Sept. 22 for the Friday and Saturday show.

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