Independent's '81 Pete 359 a family heirloom

Updated Jul 12, 2024
Alen Smith Jr.'s 1981 Peterbilt 359

This 1981 Peterbilt 359 has been in Alen Smith Jr.'s family for 32 years. His father owned it up until he retired, and now Alen is "carrying on his dream." The rig is powered by a 3406E with a 13-speed. It's used in the Smith Family Trucking business, mainly hauling shrubs and bushes out of North Carolina, up the East Coast.

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