iowa 80 trucking museum

Photos and more: Highway Hank’s 1981 KW goes to trucking museum

Highway Hank Good donated his infamous 1981 Kenworth K100 Highway Hilton No. 1 late last year to the Iowa 80 Trucking Museum, where it will rest out its days.

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Iowa 80 to host party for Saurer and Mack Jr. trucks

Iowa 80 Trucking Museum will host a 100th birthday party for its 1912 Saurer and 1912 Mack Jr. trucks on Friday, July 13, at 2:30 pm (CDT). The event will coincide with this year’s Walcott Truckers Jamboree, July 12-13. The event is open to the public. The Mack Jr. model was the first one that Mack produced that had the steering on the left side. Prior to that, all trucks had the steering wheel on the ...

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Throngs celebrate at Walcott Jamboree

Nearly 30,000 drivers and their families from 23 states and Canada joined festivities at last week’s Walcott Truckers Jamboree at the Iowa 80 Truck Stop. For this year’s 32nd jamboree, visitors were entertained with more than 175 exhibits, a Super Truck Beauty Contest with 59 contestants, an antique truck display of more than 200 vehicles, an Iowa pork chop cookout, Trucker Olympics, carnival games, a concert by Marty Stuart and His Fabulous Superlatives and ...

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Iowa 80 launches museum app

The Iowa 80 Trucking Museum has launched an app that will give virtual visitors the opportunity the vintage truck exhibits. Those who visit the museum can also listen to audio about the trucks on display through the application. The app is available for iPhone and Android free of charge and provides additional details about each truck that is not necessarily found on exhibit signs. Iowa 80 Trucking Museum visitors can scan the QR code at ...

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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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Con-way donates antique tractor

The Iowa 80 Trucking Museum received a 1983 Ford Model 8000 cabover tractor from Con-way Freight Tuesday.

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