My apologies for any blurriness.
|"Waltzing Matilda" came to NZ in the 80s and did some demonstration runs. These pics were taken at Thunder Park.|
This is a return run with the air brake in the deployed position.
|Air brake now retracted and heading in the correct direction down the track. The runs were not done and full power, but I can't remember why this was.|
|"Barney Boy" and "Little Brown Jug" were a matching pair of (I think) NZ's first aerodynes.|
This is "Barney Boy", snapped in the southern Hawkes Bay area.
|International "S" line on Auckland's Southern Motorway.|
|Shot from the car as we waited for the wide load to pass.|
A W900 Kenworth moves house.
|Australian made International 3070. This one belonged to Burling Transport.|
Powered by the big 903 Cummins V8 with 15 speeds of Fuller Roadranger.
|Auckland Southern Motorway again. |
One still sees the odd M series Mack on the road, but where did all those Renault Fuegos go.
|Jarret Sandes of Palmerston North operated this smartly painted Hino. Unusual to see this model as an 8 wheeler.|
|TD Haulage KW with 8V92 to push it along.|
|Another Detroit powered rig was this Bedford TM of Sanitarium Health Food Company.|
|ERF swb 6 wheeler and 4 axle trailer approaches the top of the climb up the Kaimai range.|
|Mack F series 8 wheeler tipper of Don Phillips Trucking.|
|Produce Freighter's White Road Boss and self steering trailer performs a tight turn.|