David Pearson Heavy Duty Truck Collection

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J. Supor Hauling and Rigging's Kenworth C-850. This was the first time out for this truck, hauling a 400 ton column on two Nicholas line trailers en-route to a refinery in Linden, New Jersey. The column was manufactured in India. This truck started out as a dump truck in a West Virgina Coal mine. Here is a photo of J. Supor's Autocar 'The Intimidator' waiting to be loaded in Sayreville, NJ. This trucks has 14.00x24 tires and planetary rear axles.
This is a photo of a Mack DM800 operated by Central Jersey Trucking and Rigging. This truck has 100,000lb Mack Planetary Rears and 14.00x24 tires all around. The truck is shown with Conforti Lowboy Service's 90 ton Rogers 'Wobble Wheel' I-beam trailer in tow. This is a photo of a Western Star Rolloff from June, 1999 being operated in Bethlehem, PA by Brandenburg, who is in the process of dismantling the Bethlehem Steel's sprwaling steel mill there. A similar Western Star tractor and rolloff trailer are also operated at this site. This one is a Mack RD 888 operated by F.W. Hake of Eddystone, PA. This was taken just before the truck moved a large transformer from a railroad siding in Freehold, New Jersey.
This photo is of an Autocar DC7564. This truck was originally one of 100 mixer chassis built for Warner Concrete of Philadelphia, PA to defy Pennsylvania's axle loading laws. These trucks could legally carry 9 yards of concrete at the time they were built. Estinated cost per unit new was $22,500. A DC-103 Autocar waiting for the torch in Jersey City, NJ. This Autocar was one of a fleet operated by Colonial Sand and Stone in NYC. Some of these trucks had 17cyd barrels on them. An International Paystar 5000 operated by Martin of Indiana
A Mack A-30 beaver tail flatbed that was once operated in NYC by Monroe Industrial Movers. One of a number of Sterling HCS-330 wreckers that were still operating in New Jersey in in the early 90's. These trucks were all US Navy Surplus and had Garwood Telescopic booms mounted on them. Two M45SX Mack prime movers operated by Bigge Dryage in San Leandro, CA.
One of two twin steer, twin engine Euclid Prime Movers operated by F.W. Hake, Philadelphia, PA taken in 1995. One of a number of Mack DM-800 tractors operated by Thomas Durkin of Philadelphia, PA. A Diamond Reo Giant operated by JDM Materials of Huntingdon Valley, PA. This truck is powered by an air-cooled Duetz diesel engine.
A Kenworth T-800 8x4 tractor
from M&O construction from New Milford, CT.
A Mack LMU cab and chasis from the fleet of Premium Coal of Brooklyn, NY. This truck was just taken out of service in 1990 when this photo was taken. The truck was built sometime between 1947 and 1949 for Burns Bros. Coal, the largest coal dealer in New York City at the time. This truck had a high lift coal body mounted on it, which was removed to be mounted on a newer White 9000.
A Mack B-70T once operated by J.G. Ries of South Kearny, NJ. Ries was a large rigging contractor that operated AC, BX, LJ, LF, A, B, and C Series Macks. One of their specialties was moving Diners and had custom made Rogers dollies just for this purpose. An R-Series Mack with high lift coal dump operated by Burnside Coal of Bronx, NY in 1995. A Mack BM with modern driveline in the service of a Boston, MA contractor.
A chain drive Sterling at the 1999 Brooklyn, CT truck show. One of a number of International cab overs operated by Schuylkill Products of Cressona, PA. Schuylkill Products manufactures pre-cast concrete bridge beams and transports them with their own trucks.
A Mack DM-800 'Black Beauty' operated by V. Ottilio of Paterson, NJ. In 1963 Ottilio donated a restored 1930 Mack AC to the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, DC. An Autocar DC-200 from the fleet of Steubenville Transfer, Steubenville, OH at the ATHS Toledo Show. A 1988 Mack DM888SX operated by Conforti Lowboy Service, Parlin NJ moving a 15'6" high, 26' wide, and 65' long catamaran . The catamaran weighed approx. 70,000 lbs and was moved on a 1971 Rodgers 4-axle, 10' wide x 24' long 80 ton drop-side trailer.
A Mack B-70T Tractor operated by Speeds Trucking and Rigging of Union NJ, one of the finest examples of a B-Model Mack in existence. A late model Peterbilt with a custom narrow radiator. A typical example of a New Jersey dump truck is this 6x4 Mack RD of 70,000 GVW from the fleet of F. A. Marchello of Basking Ridge, NJ.
One of a number of 8x4 Autocars operated by Marino Crane of Middletown, CT in Phillipsburg, NJ. Photo taken in February 2001. An 8x4 Peterbilt lowboy tractor operated by a North Jersey contractor. An Autocar AT64 in Clinton, NJ. Photo taken in February 2001.
A Peterbilt cabover and 3 axle Rogers leased to Central Jersey Trucking and Rigging. An 8x4 Mack RD and 3 axle Rogers operated by Vollers Inc of Branchburg, NJ. An 8x4 Mack MH roll-back operated by Scrimo Trucking and Rigging of Roselle, NJ.
A 1936 Mack presented at the 2001 ATCA Macungie truck show by Gary Mahan. This was one of number of Macks operated by Fauzio Brothers of Nesquehoning, PA in the Anthracite coal fields east of Tamaqua PA., an area known as the Panther Valley.
Years later, Lehigh Coal and Navigation would operate up to three Euclid R-260 in those same fields. Each R-260 was rated at 262 Tons capacity with a 173 Cubic Yard body on 40.0R57 Tires. Power is provided by a 2500HP Detroit Diesel driving through GE electric wheel motors.
A Turner Transfer 8x4 Peterbilt tractor pulling a 2+2+2 Trail-King in Bartonsville, PA in 1999. A 6x6 Autocar ACL mixer with Smith barrel operated by Scara-Mix of Staten Island, NY. A Mack RD from Angelo's Fuel Oil of New York.
A Mack RD Rolloff operated by Crown Sanitation of New York. This is a shot of a Peterbilt Roll-Off operated in NYC by a private carting company. This is a photo of a Mack CL-700 Roll-Off operated by Flag Container Service of Staten Island, NY.
A Narrow Nose Peterbilt taken at a local truck show. 1989 photo of a Pacific tractor operated by Petosa Bros., a demolition contractor from Staten Island, New York. The truck was used to more cranes and construction equipment and was a common site on the highways and streets in the five boros. Rumor has it that this truck was scraped within the last two years (2000-2002). Attached is a photo of a Mack FJ displayed by Haines and Kibblehouse at the ATCA Show in Macungie, PA in June of 2002.
A single axle White tractor taken in Gerosa's shop in the Bronx, NY shortly after the company was aquired by Marino Crane. A 8x4 Hendrickson known as Little Henry operated by Higgins Erectors and Haulers of Buffalo, NY at a recent auction. Another 8x4 Hendrickson known as Big Henry also operated by Higgins Erectors and Haulers of Buffalo, NY at the ATHS National Show in Buffalo a few years back.
Here is a photo of a Hohl Industrail Transportation & Rigging Custom Western Star Tractor pulling 400 ton of Transformer and Trailer. It has 110,000 rear ends and 60,000 pounds of Stackable Counterweights. Hohl Industrial is based out of Tonawanda, NY. Richard J. Phillips Collection. W. J. Casey's Kenworth C-500 tractors moving an oversized transformer through White House, NJ on an 8 line Goldhofer trailer. Mack LRSW tractor formerly operated by Mack Trailer of Jamaica, Queens NY. This truck was used to mover oversized construction equipment in and around NYC.
Crane Carrier Century II mixer operated by Maspeth Concrete Loading painted in the colors of the former Certified Industries of NYC. Conforti Specialized and Heavy Hauling's Mack DM-888 moving a General Electric industrial locomotive out of the John S. Roebling works in Roebling, NJ to it's new home at a museum in Pemberton, NJ. Mack NO once used by a New England house mover.
Mack H-81 mixer in the colors of Beaver Valley Builders Supply. A chain drive Sterling Tractor taken at a truck show in Brooklyn, CT.
Quadrozzi Concrete Corp. Autocar mixer waiting it's turn at the pump on a highrise construction project at 8th Ave and 42nd St, NYC. Conforti Specialized & Heavy Hauling Peterbilt 379 and Trail King 3+3+3 beam trailer carrying an ABI TM 20/25 waiting for a superload inspection on the NY/PA border.
1945 Mack LMSW-M powered by a 220 Cummins (originally NH-600) with 12.00x24 front and 13.00x24 rear tires. This truck was purchased new by Syracuse Rigging of NY, and was later operated by The Forest Company of Mechanicsburg, PA as well as William F. Heagarty Inc. of Whippany, NJ (later Hanover, NJ). The truck ended it's career at the Gaskill Construction Company of Riverside (later Delran) NJ. If anyone has any additional information as to the history of this truck please contact me.
Higgins of Buffalo, NY Hendrickson "Big Henry" crosses a one lane bridge (on jumper beams and steel plates) near Martin's Creek, PA in October of 2008.
Trans American Trucking Service of South Plainfield, NJ Peterbilt and Trail King 19 axle combination in Linden, NJ in February of 2009.
Autocar DS mixer with Rex 770 barrel operated by Arundel Corp. of Baltimore, MD. Reo F-50 Mixer with Rex horizontal barrel Diamond Reo dump truck owned by R&R Construction of Chester, NJ, one of the last Diamond Reo’s to be built.
Modified Diamond T tractor near New Haven, CT. Frank Conforti’s Autocar DC-9964 8x4 tractor John Browne’s Mack A-50 riggers flat.
Here are some photos of Frank Conforti's Peterbilt 379 and Trail King TK-170 13-axle combination at various locations in New Jersey.
Here are some photos of Conforti's 1980 DM-821SX, powered by a Mack V-8, 80K rears on 14.00x24 tires.

Here are a few photos of a G-E 45 Ton Locomotive John moved today (May 23, 2011) from the the former Roebling Works in NJ to Pemberton.

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