A very nice short bonneted MAN tipper photographed during the NVG Kippertreff in the Davids quarry near Geilenkirchen (DE). This event is being held every year in April. Large number of oldtimer tippers, cranes and other old construction equipment are actively shown to the public.
Dutch livestock operator Dijkstra running a Volvo FL sleeper cab drawbar combo. The FL was very popular in the eighties in Europe. Though it was not inteded as a long distance truck a lot of operators used it that way.
A 260 HP strong Volvo F88 tipper combo. The short wheelbase F88 is hooked to a typical Scandinavian mid axled tipper trailer. The Volo F88 was powered by a 9.6 litre 6-inline. The cab was one of the very first tilt cabs in Europe.
Oldtimer tours are very popular in the Netherlands. With exception of the winter season almost every weekend you can visit, take part of such an event. This shot shows a nice first genration Volvo F12 hooked ot a two axled wide spread semi trailer.
An excellent restored Scania LBS140 drawbar combo. The Scania is powered by the well known 14 litre V8 rated at 350 HP. When it was introduced a stunning output. Only the volvo F89 came near offering 330 HP from a 6-inline.
An Italian registered Fiat 170 reefer truck waiting for customs clearing in Martigny Switzerland. IN those days Switzerland had a maximum gross weight of only 28 ton. This implied that trucks most of the time entered solo.