Iowa 80

Top of his game: Leland Martin in Truckers News this month

I had the pleasure of interviewing and writing about Leland Martin for this month's issue of Truckers News, available here. Among today’s trucking troubadours, with a new record out in large part inspired by his work with one particular specialized hauler, Martin stands at the top of the mountain looking down, a position well-deserved after a lifetime of guitar picking with no shortage of truck driving to boot. His new Workin’ Class record makes good on ...

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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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Marty Stuart to headline Walcott Jamboree

Country music singer Marty Stuart and the Fabulous Superlatives will headline a 7 p.m. concert at the Walcott Truckers Jamboree.

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Kentucky hauler stars on History Channel w/ Larry the Cable Guy this Tuesday

Tomorrow, Tuesday, March 15, at 9 p.m. ET Murray, Ky.-based driver Ben Brumley (pictured) will take Larry the Cable Guy part of the way through a tour of the long-haul life at the mammoth Iowa 80 Truck Stop in Walcott, Iowa, an episode in Mr. Cable Guy's "Only in America" series. In it, Larry sets out to explore "all that’s unique and interesting to America," and it's certain you won't find anything like Iowa 80 ...

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Iowa80 releases new catalog

A new catalog featuring 450 new items is available, said truck accessory provider Iowa80.com of the Walcott, Iowa-based Iowa 80 Group.

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Sweepstakes offers drivers prizes

Truckers can register to win prizes such lights, horns, fenders and other accessories in Iowa80.com's Dreams of Chrome Sweepstakes. Fifty prizes will be given away, and drivers can register online at dreamsofchrome.com. The contest begins March 1 and ends Aug. 31. For the contest’s official rules or more information, visit dreamsofchrome.com.

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Tracy Lawrence to perform at Walcott Truckers Jamboree

Country music singer Tracy Lawrence will perform at the 31st Annual Walcott Truckers Jamboree, July 8 at 7 p.m.

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Iowa 80 launches sweepstakes

Commercial drivers have a chance to win one of 100 prizes to be given away in the Dreams of Chrome Sweepstakes commemorating the 10th anniversary of the IOWA80.com Web site.

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Truckers Jamboree

This annual event is held at what’s billed as the World’s Largest Truck Stop at Iowa 80 Truckstop. http://iowa80truckstop.com.

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