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Car hauler’s ‘load of snowbirds’

| February 27, 2015

Car hauler Jim Shaw runs this ‘01 Pete 379 with the Cottrell C-12 trailer for his namesake Shaw Auto Carriers, a two-truck operation.

Pot of gold: Tanker-hauling Freightliner

| February 17, 2015

“I had just put the decals on it, and I pulled it out of the garage and the rainbow appeared,” says owner-operator Ron Stroke. “So I took a picture of it — I thought it ...

Pete for All Season’s: Bulk carrier’s working show rig

| February 13, 2015

All Season’s Trucking out of Dubuque, Iowa, uses this ‘09 Peterbilt 388 to haul road salt, fertilizer, rock, sand and grain.

Two KWs play role of LTL workhorses

| February 06, 2015

Jim Schwehr runs his two new 2015 Kenworth T680 mostly stock, but he did have the graphics added. The Hamilton, Montana, resident pulls dry vans LTL freight, he says.

KW of all trades

| January 23, 2015

This 2010 Kenworth W900 works by day hauling items like lumber, steel, machinery and even the occasional monster truck. It also, however, has moonlighted hauling airliner fuselage for the TV show “Grim” and “has been ...

Homemade heavy hauler: ’96 Peterbilt 377 gets the job done

| January 16, 2015

Corsicana, Texas, resident Randy Harris re-built this 1996 Peterbilt 377 a few years ago into a heavy hauler. He added special inserts, a new steer axle, a new transmission, a fourth axle, a double-locking fifth ...

Chromed up steel hauling Peterbilt 389 glider

| January 09, 2015

Steel hauler Jeremy Anderson owns and runs this 2013 Peterbilt 389 glider, to which he's added a host of custom features.

Family Affair: Detroit-powered 1990 cabover Freightliner

| January 02, 2015

Nick Zwald of Tillamook, Ore., owns and drives this 1990 Freightliner Condor for Zwald Transport, operating under his father’s authority.

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