Welcome to the April 2016 edition of LargeCarMag Online!
May 9th saw the annual Antrim Diesel Dyno Day and some of the highest numbers ever!
The annual spring trek to Louisville Ky. For the Mid American Trucking show was held later in the year than ever before, on March 31st-April 2nd. The later date provided everyone in attendance more consistently warmer weather than in any previous year I can remember (I have been going since 1990). Doing night shots with a short sleeve shirt was definitely a nice change over all the previous years!
Matt Cutt’s coverage of the 2016 Mid America Truck Show.
Rodney Spickler of Lewistown Pennsylvania sent us these pictures of his 2007 Kenworth W900L AND 2016 Mac flatbed.
Special thanks to Kaitlyn Bewley for providing these shots of the show within the show at this years Mid America Truck Show.
In this issue we head off to a small town in Illinois just north of St Louis, Fieldon IL. Here we meet Greg Heitzig and his family. It all began with Greg’s father Herb. At the age of 22, in 1939, he bought his first truck and started hauling coal and livestock…
I took this picture in the early 80’s on one of my many trips to work with my dad.
Junior Burns was eleven when he drew this doodle of his dads truck.