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This 1944 Dodge has been parked along a North Fork highway for some time.  Here’s the story.

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From the load on this truck parked in Battery Park City, you can tell the season.

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All these wheels distribute the weight of a wheelless Cat 854K Wheel Dozer.

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Farther down the highway, might these be the wheels, three of them at least?

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The Mammoet mobile is headed to a location where weight needs distributing as it moves.  Click here for previous Mammoet references in this blog.

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Then there are trucks like this Ford with –I think–some parts from the late 40s and others from the mid-50s and who knows what else.

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Does the 0000 on the placard mean this tank is empty?

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This is what International pickups looked like around the time I was born.  Kudzu seems to have colonized this one.

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These Macks, a far cry from what was produced locally a century ago,  move salt to a mountain

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from a ship  over in Port Newark.  Here’s a National Geographic video partly filmed on Staten Island.

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And finally, driving this late 40s COE Chevy transporting some pungent fertilizer is my father, who would have turned 90 this week.

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I’ve only ideas about who took the last photo, dated four years before I was born.  All others here by Will Van Dorp.

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