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January 2010
2007 Peterbilt 379 and 2008 Mac end dump.
Brandon Beckstead’s 2007 Kenworth W900L.
Back in 1994 as I was rolling down the hammer lane on I-95 in my E350 box truck I came upon this very cool Marmon.
Allen Smith built this incredibly detailed Western Star and tanker.
1998 Freightliner FLB.
April 25th 2009 at Pittsburgh Raceway Park in Pittsburgh PA.
The grand opening of a new chrome and fender shop in Fontana,Ca., at Westcoast Kustom Rigz.
This story starts with the love of trucks in a kid’s heart many years ago and was put into action in the early 60’s! 
Eight year old Kaitlin Benson of Maywood, MO drew this awesome doodle.
On April 24th-26th, 75 Chrome shop held their 11th Annual truck show and it a success as always.
Update on the rebuilding of the iconic Firebird.
May 29th – May 30th 2009 at the Galt Flea Market Grounds in Galt, CA.


Darlene Jones from Booklyn, NY’s tattoo.
February 2010
2007 Peterbilt 379.
Dan Archer AKA Flattop Dan of Wheat Ridge, Colorado drives this 1984 Peterbilt 359.
June 27th 2009 in Lebanon PA.
Trey Jett built this cool Lego cabover and flatbed
1987 Peterbilt 359.
Greensboro, NC.
Farm Show – Tulare, CA.
Hank Hall of Hall’s Trucking in San Antonio Texas sent us this very cool tattoo.
Six year old Gage Jones drew this picture of a short logger.
Ivan Ivone’s beautiful W900B.
March 2010
2009 Peterbilt 388.
Brian O’Leary of For Collins Colorado owns this 1999 Peterbilt 379.
Massive Kenworth W900L at a truckstop off exit 104 in Richmond.
Leo Vanderstelt (who also has the model in the March 2010 print issue) built this month’s model.
Arlyn and Linda Workman of Morrison, IL are the proud owners of this 1986 Peterbilt 359.
Steve Kalwaytis made the trip back down to Bristol for the second event of 2009 to cover Bristol Peterbilt’s fall show.
Rob Murray made the trip to Oak Grove, MO back on June 18-20th 2009 for the 2009 Shell Super Rigs show.
Nine year old Logan Teers of Alberta Canada submitted this very cool drawing.
Steve Kalwaytis headed to the Rockingham County Fairground in Harrisonburg, VA. For the 2009 VA Tow Expo on September 25-26th 2009.
Our own Mz.I went to Fergus Ontario Canada July 23-26th 2009 for The Annual Fergus Truck Show.
April 2010
2009 Kenworth W900L
1982 Kenworth W900A extended hood
Bryan Wright took on the challenge of covering the parking lots surrounding the Kentucky Fair And Exposition Center and the Cardinal stadium.
R.E Wicall’s Peterbilt 352 model.
1992 Freightliner FLA86 cabover.
here are some pictures of all old trucks to get you in the mood for Pleasanton.
Coverage in Louisville by Steve Ford and Bryan Wright.
Mike Hubert heads this new section where we will take a look at some of the cool companies from the 80’s or just cool trucks from the 80’s.
The 6th Annual Wheel Jam Truck Show was held June 5th-7th 2009 at the South Dakota State Fairgrounds in Huron, South Dakota.
James Parker’s tattoo.
Nine year old Logan Teers of Alberta Canada submitted this very cool drawing.
May 2010
1998 Freightliner FLB
Bruce Thibodeau of Luray, VA owns this 2000 Peterbilt 379.
Mr. Lang caught this large 389 on one of his rounds to the coast.
Fifteen year old Nathan Derksen  sent us this months model.
1996 Kenworth W900L and 2008 Trailmobile stainless steel drop van.
National Farm Toy Museum in Dyersville, Iowa – March 19th -21st.
Orcas Island, WA.
Justin Griffin
On Mothers Day May 9th hundreds of trucks once again gathered at the lots of Berle Industries for the 20th annual Mothers Day Make a Wish Convoy.
Rich Stark took this picture of one of Dale Humphrey’s transfer dumps. This truck was driven by Greg Smith and the picture was taken in Covina California in 1987.
June 2010
Bryon Kelchen’s 1985 Kenworth K100
Dusty Henry of Osceola, Iowa owns this stunning 1987 Peterbilt 359.
Ed Halterman built this incredibly detailed Kenworth W900A model.
Peterbilt 359
Ten year old Alex Bula of Antigo, WI sent us this very impressive diesel doodle.
June 19th-21st at the Macungie Memorial Park in Macungie, PA.
Aug 7-9th 2009, Carlisle, PA
July 12th, 2009, Spencer’s Chrome Shop in Watsontown, PA.
2009 Waupon Truck-N-Show – Coverage by Roger Snider
August 7th-8th, 2010 in Waupon Wisconsin
2009 Waupon Truck-N-Show – Coverage by Sean Huber
August 7th-8th, 2010 in Waupon Wisconsin
Steve Taylor, of Monroe, North Carolina’s tattoo
July 2010
2005 Kenworth W900L
Gene Hoverman, otherwise known as Wize guy, of Hesperia, California owns this super clean 1992 Peterbilt 379.
Justin Lang caught this super clean Peterbilt 379 at a hotel in Los Angeles.
Brad Rigby sent us this months Model Of The Month, a 1/64th scale Peterbilt 389.
2007 Peterbilt 379
After a wonderful Pleasanton Truck Show with lots of great trucks, we had a week to spare before the Stockton show so we relaxed for a few days and then went to see Tommy Zachler’s skinny nose petes and then on to Truck Works, what a place, I never seen so many old petes, cabs, parts.
Daniel Creter of Stewartstown PA drew this very cool Kenworth.
June 19th, 2010 at the Macungie Memorial Park in Macungie, PA.
The Oregon Trail chapter of the ATHS and the Pacific Northwest Truck Museum held their 17th Annual Truck Show August 22nd 2009.
July 31st to August 2nd at the Rantoul Aviation center airport.
World of Largecars – coverage by Roger Snyder
The show was a success this year with the family and friends of Bette Garber and Jake Eilen showing up to support the cause. The show had 97 total trucks roll through. 
2007 Peterbilt 379
Labor Day weekend September 4, 5 & 6, 1987

Sierra Sid Doans Union 76 Truckstop in Sparks, NV

I shot this months flashback back in the mid 90’s in greencastle PA at a truck show.
August 2010
2008 Peterbilt 389
Trevor Purdy of Picture Butte Alberta Canada drives this 2008 Peterbilt 389 for Double V Trucking.
On a recent trip to Las Vegas, my tour guide Rich Stark took my by the In N Out distribution center to check out their infamous Peterbilts. As you can see it was quite the little truck show, very cool!
Henry Rom of Sun City West AZ built this wild Kenworth he calls an illusionary truck.
1998 Kenworth W900L
Central Valley Commercial Truck Show – Clovis, Ca.
This month we have 2 doodles, one from John Morrow and one from Eliza Morrow from Harrowsmith Ontario Canada.
33rd Annual U.S Diesel Truckin Nationals – coverage by Steve Ford
September 19th 2009, Englishtown, NJ.
33rd Annual U.S Diesel Truckin Nationals – coverage by Bryan Wright
September 19th 2009, Englishtown, NJ.
Kasson, MI
Jay Janzen of St. James MN sent us these pictures of his tattoo’s.
I caught this old Peterbilt back in 1991 at the Petro off exit 104 of I-95 in VA.
September 2010
2005 Peterbilt 379. Barry, of Rochester WA along with Pickett Custom Trucks and Dans Custom Welding have created one of the most stunning Peterbilt 379’s we have ever seen.
Kelvin Premier sends us this readers ride all the way from Lower Plenty, Victoria Australia. Kelvin’s ride is a 2007 Kenworth T904.

Another very cool ride caught by Justin Lang on his travels. We saw this truck in Kasson MN at The Big Iron Classic and it is a very large ride. Nice catch Justin!

Marcel Jr Pontbriand sent us this month’s model.
Bill Rethwisch’s 1986 Freightliner cabover.
Brooks, Oregon
This very cool drawing comes to us from David Egerton of Quincy IL.


Well dudes and dudettes, it’s time to turn the clocks back again and somehow we manage to blast off the east coast again and wind up back out west.  But this time, it’s up to the great North West!  We figured if we were going to do this Retro we better do it before mother nature went full force up there for the next couple of months.  So grab a blanket and a hot cup of joe and enjoy.

The 2010 Truckers Day At The Buck was held August 14th at the Buck Motorsports Park in Quarryville, Pennsylvania.
This months tattoo belongs to Mike Bunning of Brooklyn CT.
I shot this month’s flashback at a hotel I have mentioned in previous flashbacks, in Alexandria VA back in 1991.
October 2010
2001 Kenworth W900L
Geary Bonville of Presque Isle, Maine owns this 1995 International 9370.

Rat rod styled International found by Justin Lang

Russell Spawn built these two highly detailed 1/34th scale models. The Emeryville is a conversion kit put on a first gear toy frame. The 1953 Kenworth Bullnose is original. Both trucks were painted International Transport colors “from back in the day”.
Steve Moss of Colgate, Wisconsin owns this stunning 1984 Peterbilt 359 and 2004 Great Dane dry van.
On August 14th Greg Beckwith went to Gretna NE to check out some cool old rides and cover it for us all here at LCM.
Las Vegas Truck Show

On Oct. 2nd we rolled into the parking lot of Pride And Glory chrome Shop in New Haven CT just in time for the light show.

Easton Franck’s drawing.
On May 8th Peterbilt of Bristol held their annual truck show and Heather King was there to cover it for us.
Damion Gaskin of West Haven, CT stopped by our booth at the Diesel Truckin Nationals in Englishtown, New Jersey and showed us this very cool tattoo.
I shot this month’s flashback at a hotel I have mentioned in previous flashbacks, in Alexandria VA back in 1991.
November 2010
1998 Freightliner Classic.
Robert Jett drives this 2003 Ford F-650.

Justin lang caught this month’s Riding Around in southern California. Long wheelbase flat top 379 plus 80’s style stripes on the trailer plus salt lake light set up on the trailer adds up to one thing: bad ass!

One of R.E Wicall’s Peterbilt 352’s has received a lot of love here in LCM print and now we have a model to go along with the 352 that was in Retro and in Readers rides.
1982 Kenworth W900L
Feature on Phil Troost
Blaine Stoddard jr. Of Brooksville FL sent this drawing of his dad’s Peterbilt 379.

Steve Ford’s coverage of the first annual LargeCarMag Southern Classic Truck Show in Doswell, VA.

Bryan Wright’s coverage of the first annual LargeCarMag Southern Classic Truck Show in Doswell, VA.
Rob Murray’s coverage of the first annual LargeCarMag Southern Classic Truck Show in Doswell, VA.
Bryan Wright’s coverage of the ATHS National Convention show in Pleasanton, CA.
Steve Ford’s coverage of the ATHS National Convention show in Pleasanton, CA.
A long wheelbase 359 shot off exit 133 of I 95 in VA back in 1992.
December 2010
Drennon Durham of Rio Vista TX. Owns this 2007 Peterbilt 379
Shawn Carroll of J&J Handy Trucking sent us these pictures of his 1992 Peterbilt 379.

Rich Stark caught Scott Armas’s beautiful Peterbilt 379 hay hauler in Hesperia California.

Rich Master sent us this month model of the month, this very cool Peterbilt 352.
Steve Vermeer’s 1979 Peterbilt 352
On May 22nd Steve Kalwaytis went to Budds Creek Maryland to check out the Big Rig Truck Nationals.
Feature on Phil Callen.

On December 4th PDI held their 1st Annual dyno competition at their location in St, George Utah. Rich Stark attended this event to get us this great coverage.

This issue’s tattoo was sent us from Bobby Eder of Apollo, PA.
I caught this large A model back in the early 90s at Servicetown truckstop in Fredericksburg VA.
In this installment of Days Gone By, we’re going to take a look at some early rigs fitted with the ever popular Double Eagle sleeper. 

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