At the end of the rainbow: The 1991 Freightliner FLD Ron Stroke Sr. originally built for another owner-operator but has been running himself since 2004.
Owner-operator Matt Purtee of Omah, Wis., says his 1999 Freightliner Classic has driven 1.8 million miles and still is going strong.
Owner-operator Jonathan Seidler used his 379 Peterbilt for three years to haul water for domestic and forestry use in Oregon.
Jerry Kleinsasser of Frankfort, S.D., tore his 2005 Peterbilt 379 to bare frames and rebuilt and customized the truck equipped with a 550-hp Caterpillar and an 18-speed transmission.
For Overdrive readers, the road to Paradise has always been populated with their dependable, good-looking rigs.
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