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Running in the desert: Owner-op’s 2014 Kenworth T660

| August 29, 2014

In his year-old ‘14 Kenworth T660, owner-operator Christopher Harrison hauls dry freight from Reno, Nev., to San Francisco and down to Los Angeles, he says.

Continual improvement: Custom ’94 Kenworth

| August 15, 2014

Ken Zeran, an owner-operator leased to STI, thought he wanted a new truck, but soon found that newer isn’t always better.

Semper Fi Services: ’96 International

| August 08, 2014

Retired Marine Corps Gunnery Sergeant Danny Jones took up trucking full time in March after retiring from the military, and he makes nationwide runs in his 1996 International 9600 hauling cars.

Up and running: 30-year-old Mack Superliner

| August 01, 2014

Ben Ickert of Amboy, Wash., hauls logs throughout the state with his nearly 30-year-old Mack Superliner. Ickert, of Amboy bought the truck three years ago and says he’s had to put $50,000 into restoration work ...

Independent’s 1986 long-hooded Pete 359 refer hauler

| July 25, 2014

Independent Kenny Morrow hauls fresh and frozen chicken for Tyson with this 1986 extended-hood Peterbilt 359. He bought the truck 17 years ago, he said, and it’s the third 359 he’s owned.

Perfect size is oversize: Reader’s 2014 Kenworth

| July 18, 2014

Shawn Hoefer, who works in licensing and permits for oversize hauler Combined Carriers Co., says the company’s 2014 Kenworths carry “everything big and heavy.”

Custom built: Independent’s drill hauling Pete

| July 11, 2014

Independent owner-operator Randy Green of Lufkin, Texas, has his own company, A Team Heavy Haul, hauling mostly drilling rigs with his custom-built Peterbilt.

Keeping it old school: ’02 Peterbilt 379

| July 03, 2014

Rick Meijer, an Orono, Ontario, native, owns this 2002 Peterbilt 379, which is powered by a 550-hp Cat and 18-speed transmission.

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