Photos: Show trucks shine bright at GATS Pride & Polish

Updated Aug 30, 2019

The Great American Trucking Show kicked off Thursday in Dallas, and competitors in Overdrive‘s Pride & Polish had their trucks shined up and ready for the show to begin.

There are approximately 60 trucks entered in various categories of Pride & Polish, including working and limited mileage bobtail and combo categories, builders class and rat rods.

Images of some of the trucks at the show can be seen below.

Roger Cabral of Bryce Transport, Minden, Louisiana, is showing this 1959 Peterbilt 351 needle nose. (Photo by Max Heine)Roger Cabral of Bryce Transport, Minden, Louisiana, is showing this 1959 Peterbilt 351 needle nose. (Photo by Max Heine) Billy Burrell of Foley, Alabama, says the herd bumper on his 2016 Lonestar has protected his truck many times from deer and other large wildlife when hauling in Canada, Alaska and the lower 48. The truck’s side graphic is based on a Native American design, he says. (Photo by Max Heine)Billy Burrell of Foley, Alabama, says the herd bumper on his 2016 Lonestar has protected his truck many times from deer and other large wildlife when hauling in Canada, Alaska and the lower 48. The truck’s side graphic is based on a Native American design, he says. (Photo by Max Heine) Brandon Farley, with Certified Express Inc. out of Neosho, Missouri, is showing this limited edition 2004 Peterbilt 379X at GATS Pride & Polish. CEI bought the truck in 2011 and hauled chickens with it for several years before restoring it four years ago. (Photo by Matt Cole)Brandon Farley, with Certified Express Inc. out of Neosho, Missouri, is showing this limited edition 2004 Peterbilt 379X at GATS Pride & Polish. CEI bought the truck in 2011 and hauled chickens with it for several years before restoring it four years ago. (Photo by Matt Cole) (Photo by Matt Cole)(Photo by Matt Cole) Doug Jameson, driver for J&L Contracting out of Springfield, Missouri, is showing this 2019 Peterbilt 389. J&L bought the truck stock and did nearly a full rebuild to add the company’s flair. (Photo by Matt Cole)Doug Jameson, driver for J&L Contracting out of Springfield, Missouri, is showing this 2019 Peterbilt 389. J&L bought the truck stock and did nearly a full rebuild to add the company’s flair. (Photo by Matt Cole) Dennis White, owner of Dennis White Trucking based in Broken Bow, Oklahoma, owns this 1987 Peterbilt 359. He bought the truck in May 2018 and has been working on it for the 15 months since. (Photo by Matt Cole)Dennis White, owner of Dennis White Trucking based in Broken Bow, Oklahoma, owns this 1987 Peterbilt 359. He bought the truck in May 2018 and has been working on it for the 15 months since. (Photo by Matt Cole) This 2019 Peterbilt 389 and 2020 Specialized step deck is owned by Jamie Adkins and Adkins Specialized Carriers. While being used in a limited fashion since they too ownership in January, it will be used to haul oversize freight following GATS. (Photo by Matt Cole)This 2019 Peterbilt 389 and 2020 Specialized step deck is owned by Jamie Adkins and Adkins Specialized Carriers. While being used in a limited fashion since they too ownership in January, it will be used to haul oversize freight following GATS. (Photo by Matt Cole) The Rev. James Hodge bought this 1985 Peterbilt 359 EXHD and accompanying 2000 Hallmark trailer to start a mobile ministry. Hodge is the owner of Trucking for the Word of God. (Photo by Matt Cole)The Rev. James Hodge bought this 1985 Peterbilt 359 EXHD and accompanying 2000 Hallmark trailer to start a mobile ministry. Hodge is the owner of Trucking for the Word of God. (Photo by Matt Cole) All of the graphics on Hodge’s trailer were airbrushed by hand by Mary Lovell in Calhoun, Georgia. The driver’s side of the trailer features images pertaining to different stories in the Bible, ranging from creation to the resurrection of Jesus. (Photo by Matt Cole)All of the graphics on Hodge’s trailer were airbrushed by hand by Mary Lovell in Calhoun, Georgia. The driver’s side of the trailer features images pertaining to different stories in the Bible, ranging from creation to the resurrection of Jesus. (Photo by Matt Cole) The passenger side of the trailer is a tribute to America’s military. (Photo by Matt Cole)The passenger side of the trailer is a tribute to America’s military. (Photo by Matt Cole)
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