Not every “dump truck” legally fits on your ordinary roadway. Some are built for offroad use though they do see some pavement while being driven from jobsite to jobsite. Other offroad trucks are simply too huge to be driven on the typical road surface. The 30 ton articulated Caterpillar is an excellent workhorse of an […]
The Mrs and I spent the past several many months contemplating and searching for a replacement for our 2010 half ton Dodge Ram 1500 Laramie that we’d grown to love. Unfortunately, our Dodge just didn’t really care for pulling our camper. And so the search for a 3/4 ton faster pickup began. We ended up […]
About a month ago this is what I found as a driveway that ends at an abandoned farm site not far from my house. I was out there doing some work with the dump truck. Now about a month later that minimal driveway has been all but totally erased. I’m in the neighborhood today with […]
It’s always nice working not far away from the house. If I turned a bit I’d be looking at my house.
After a delayed start, the spring fertilizer season is underway. As soon as the fertilizer is finished the construction season should be fully underway.
Occasionally the bottom just falls out from under your feet or tires as is the case here. Letting the boss know that we’re not having a good day. The helping hand from a dozer is always appreciated.
I had the opportunity to assist with building a temporary road that is going to be used for replacing a bridge. Only one load of many was actually driven in. The others had to be backed in. The final load I delivered to the railroad project was supposed to be dumped at the cone. I […]
Every now and then we get to haul boulders rather than small rocks. Three loads successfully delivered to the customers yard as requested.
Some days you just need something more than your standard hand powered shovel to get your dump truck box cleaned out.
This year I have the pleasure of driving a MUCH newer quad axle dump truck.