We like to include the weird and wonderful from the world of trucks on BLB, and this one, from regular correspondent Tim Cotton, certainly fits the bill. It is made by Still, which primarily manufactures forklifts. “This is how they get goods around Dubrovnik in Croatia,” he writes. “I was lucky enough to visit this beautiful city for several hours …Read More »
Stephen from Cabsnoozer.com saw this very smart market trading shop in France at Christmas. The French know a thing about selling food, it looked amazing. It was a cheese specialist, and the counter came right up to the front, making it a half cab. Could be a Scania, it seems to be wearing a bit of one. This BLB editor …Read More »
“Apart from seeing the logo on the odd trailer mud-flaps, MOL heavy trucks are off the radar in Britain” says Ed Burrows to Biglorryblog. Fortunately, that’s been rectified by Ed’s recent piece in Heritage Commercials, and he’s kindly provided BLB with this great teaser to his story starting with this MOL 70-tonne F 7066 tractor which even dwarfs the mighty TB 800 on …Read More »
Classic trucks—the legendary “Scania Longline”…Mick Moody has an absolute cracker and he’s sent it to Biglorryblog!
Mick Moody www.moodyinternational.co.uk of Moody International Refrigeration fame knows how to grab Biglorryblog’s attention….with pictures of one of BLB’s favourite truck—the one and only BIG cab Scania. He says: “Hi Brian, here’s some pics of our Longline….might be some interest on the blog?!” Are you kidding Mick! And check out the lights on the R Series — 14 spots…count ’em! Like the man …Read More »
Having recently posted a story about Biglorryblog’s All-time Top 10 trucks which naturally featured Scania’s extra-long Topline cab–the Longline—I was intrigued to see the following comment posted back by Mick Moody of Moody International–the UK and European reefer operator and used truck sales company. “We have two Scania longlines for sale if anybody is interested…” So quick as a flash BLB e-mailed …Read More »
BigLorryBlog’s recent drive of the mighty Caterpillar 777F was captured on video, and here it is – the effortless way it negotiates a 27% slope, and the relative ease of performing a three-point turn in a 160-tonne dump truck, are quite a sight to behold:Read More »
I was just thinking that I hadn’t heard from my old mate Dennis Child, the man who has the eneviable task of operating some of the biggest and heaviest on-road trucks in the world. And then he sends me some pictures of his magnificent special types tractors.Dennis works for ROTRAN in South Africa and runs the heavy haulage equivalent of …Read More »