Tag: Southern Classic Truck Show
Resurrecting the Rubber Duck's classic 1970 Mack RS700
This video showcases small fleet owner Anthony Fox of Rome, Ga., proud owner and caretaker of a piece of history that is one of the original 1970 Macks/60s trailer from the classic “Convoy” trucking film of the 1970s, released today 43 years ago.
November 16, 2017
Checking in with Ben Cadle and a recent fleet addition: The ‘Joy Ride 3’ 1982 Freightliner cabover
Video: Take a run through small fleet owner Ben Cadle’s new flagship 1982 cabover, as seen at GATS this year as well as at the Southern Classic Truck Show in N.C. He hauls about a load a week in it today, he says, after spending a year and a half or more turning it into this custom gem.
October 26, 2017
McCormick Trucking owner-operator’s dream hauler: This classic 1990 Kenworth W900
Dave McCormick fell in love with this KW when it was purchased new more than 20 years ago by original owner-operator, from his Roanoke, Va.-area home base. He was finally able to purchase it in January of 2014 and hauls cattle with it today.
October 17, 2017
Craig Krumpton’s retirement project 1971 Kenworth W900 and classic 1980s Double Eagle sleeper
Another beauty I came across at the Southern Classic Truck Show, owned by retired Craig Krumpton of West Columbia, S.C. Krumpton picked this 1971 Kenworth W900 in 2008. Its original owner-operator team hauled in it through the mid-1990s, and it still bears their original paint and features in large part.
September 21, 2017
Working-cabover work in progress: Owner-operator James Ryan’s 1989 Peterbilt 362
The Cummins Big Cam 4-powered 1989 Peterbilt 362 double-bunk cabover you’ll see in this video has been in owner-operator James Ryan’s family for years before he convinced his father, Art Nelson, to sell him the unit. Today, he hauls containers from the Port of Savannah north to Charlotte with it.
September 19, 2017
Vid: N.C.-based Erick Engbarth’s 2009 KW — bonus ’53 Case tractor in the family a half-century
Independent Erick Engbarth showed his 2009 Kenworth W900 and 2015 Utility dry van alongside his son’s 1953 Case DC farm tractor, fully rehabilitated, at the recent Southern Classic show in N.C. Erick hauls motorcycles and other freigth coast to coast.
September 14, 2017
Scenes from Brad Wike’s Southern Classic Truck Show
Famous movie trucks, owner-operator rigs, small fleet flagships, restored gems and more: What it’s all about at Brad Wike’s Southern Classic Truck Show in Lincolnton, N.C.
September 11, 2017
The day five famous 70s/80s rigs made history on 'Hollywood Hill'
A firsthand account of the event, bringing together restored trucks from movies “Duel,” “Convoy," and “Smokey & the Bandit” with “Movin’ On” and “B.J. & the Bear” TV rigs — among others at the Southern Classic Truck Show in 2016.
December 21, 2016
Two shows to keep on the radar in N.C., Texas
Brad Wike’s Southern Classic in Lincolnton, N.C., kicks off Friday, September 11, and the East Texas Truckers Showdown in Nacogdoches September 26.
September 5, 2015
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