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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.

Family Affair: Detroit-powered 1990 cabover Freightliner

| June 27, 2014

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

The Mistress: David McDaniel’s ’02 Pete 379

| June 06, 2014

David McDaniel's '02 Peterbilt 379, deemed The Mistress by his wife, is powered by a C15 Caterpillar engine and an 18-speed transmission, and the owner-operator uses the rig to haul glass.

Born in the USA: 2013 Kenworth W900L sports all-American theme

| May 27, 2014

Whelen Engineering’s rigs, including this 2013 Kenworth W900L, now display the company’s new logos that sport an all-American theme.

Midnight Express: ’98 Peterbilt 379

| May 22, 2014

Owner-operator Josh Van Wagoner of Auburn, Ill., says he's given his 1998 379 Peterbilt rig four makeovers. The Pete used to be black cherry and teal, but for his latest renovation, which took six months, ...

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