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Well, the boss called and said he wanted an old truck to restore, you know
to make like new. Great mechanical condition, great paint job . . . you know. I’d love to see this William Walter truck back to its former glory.
The boss was
calling me tweeting me at all hours of the clock . . . “find me a project truck.” Of course, it was still winter and although I’ve dabbled as truckster and chugster, it’s hard to tell what has promise when you can barely see it.
So I prayed for melt, and then
it snowed again. Is that a White,
that blue machine under the snow?
Here’s a prospect. Maybe a 1943 Dodge?
And what might the boss do when I find something that could be great? Nothing that the Rolling Bones folks have not yet done . . .
This might be a different path . . .
Here the alleged 1937 White pickup was headed for the Thruway, and yes that is a canal tug in the background.
So maybe what the boss has in mind is a provisions truck?
I could be convinced . . . .
Or maybe this . . . a box truck . . .
closing in on the border pour les snowbirds??
Maybe a Kamaz?
Well . . . I’m not sure. He may be a Mack guy.
All photos by Will Van Dorp, except the one directly above credited to Jim Watson, AFP. Here’s more Jim Watson.
Wait . . . am I in the wrong building and getting an unintended twitter feed?