Well its always fun to write a story about a friend and give props to someone who deserves it. I first met Dan in Los Angeles when I was knee deep in an 18 pack and he walked up and spouted out some smart ass comment, and well, the rest is history! The truck is a 2000 Peterbilt 379 and is spec’d out with a 550 Cat backed by a 10 speed Fuller and 3:55 rears.
This year the ATHS National Truck Show was held in Salem, Oregon at the Oregon State Fair & Exposition Center and sponsored by the Oregon Trails Chapter.
2016 ATHS National Truck Show – Steve Ford’s Coverage
2016 ATHS National Truck Show – Rick Souza’s Coverage
The 4th Annual Mid Eastern Cruise In was held March 19th at Mid Eastern Chrome Shop in Gaston, South Carolina. The show features everything from classic cars to antique trucks and show trucks.
On April 29th-30th Outsiderz Working Rigs Association held their first Annual Benefit Show & Shine truck show at Doswell Truck Stop in Doswell, Virginia.
We’re heading to Los Angeles, California for a look at a pioneer in the field of extreme towing and recovery. Our story begins in the 50s with a trucker named E.S. Tex Freeman. Tex was an owner operator for companies like Watson Bros and Little Audrey.
Art Crandall drove this large 2002 Peterbilt 379 for Scott Rauschnot of Nite Flite Express.
I’m pretty sure you can all guess what year this picture was taken…