Kent Marshall took this photo in early February at Port Huron, Mich. The tractor “had not been plowed out yet, and remained covered in a beautiful blanket of fresh snow.”
Roger Acker shared the above shot to
Overdrive‘s gallery after his home base in Owensboro, Ky., took a hit with snow and ice early last week. The note he posted with it? “Best place to be” for the 2008 Peterbilt 386 at times like these.
With record cold temps around the Eastern half of the United States last week, we solicited another round of “views from the center of the Polar vortex,” as the weather phenomenon indeed visited us again. Got a wintry trucking photo handy?
Share it via the upload form in our readers’ gallery at this link. We’re updating this story (below) with photos as they come in.
Leon Shrei’s rig at a weigh station near Sheridan, Wyo., on the way to Edmonton last week.
“Hold on,” says Schrei of the wild ride, this captured “near Sheridan, Wyo.”
Vic Pearson’s 2013 Mack stuck at home in Topmost in Eastern Kentucky after “nearly 2 feet of snow.”
Rob Souchek’s KW after snow in Denver over this past weekend.
When bad weather is opportunity: “The CDL.com training team is ready for action in Carlisle, Penn.,” reports Jack Colletti.
Blast from the past: Cindy Vince shared this shot of two Michigan gravel trains from the frigid 2014 winter in Lake Orion, Mich.: “We haul bulk road salt. They were shoveled out and put to work the following day.”
James Churchill “bought my W900L before Christmas, and picked it up on the 28th” of December, he says. “This is how it looked when I got there” for the pickup in Vancouver, B.C., Canada.
Chris Harkins uploaded this shot mid-digout of the Western Star “from her long winter sleep to get ready to head to Florida for Bikeweek!”
Harkins’ “frozen Freightliner” here…
Shannon Napier’s 1999 KW W900L, Hysteria, is shown here “snowed in the first of the week at home sitting under a load for a Monday morning [Feb. 16] delivery in Lebanon, Tenn.,” which was made. Next up, Nashville. “I pulled out Wednesday morning from Lebanon to Nashville after a morning clipper blew through and I slid all over downtown Nashville. God blessed me and got me home safe. I’m not rolling out again until Monday…”
Where’d the road go? This is “Illinois Route 34 between Earlville and Mendota the day after a 18-inch snow,” noted Michael Foxworthy of this photo.
Tanker on R&R in wintry Eldon, Mo., at the truck stop.
Max Alfery here about to be “pulled up the lease road.”
Some “cold boulders” indeed, at unload with Timothy D. Klaus: “Clarks Summit, Pa. 18 degrees F. Six inches of snow.”
Several readers likewise shared shots under
this post on Upload Overdrive‘s Facebook page. your own photo to our gallery here.
More from earlier last week:
From Don Lanier, this view titled quite simply “The ice road,” from I-30 in Arkansas Monday this week.