A Bech Hanssen Studsgaard reefer combo just passed the Denekamp border crossing in the mid-eighties. The Volvo is a second generation F12 Intercooling powered by the well known 12 litre 6-inline. The company still exists and is now using the initials BHS as the company name.
AN Norwegian registered DAF 95 series powered by a 430 HP WS engine. The cab is a first generation Super Space Cab, still recognisable on the XF of today. The tractor is hooked to a Nor-Cargo tautliner, the successor of the well-known Sties name.
The MAN F2000 EVO was the last update from the original F90 series. The F2000 was an excellent performer and loved by drivers and operators. The high roof version opened the long-distance truck market for the Munich truck builder.
Trucks in the Koel, a well-known oldtimer tipper event held in a clay pit near Brunssum (NL) This shot is showing an air-cooled Magirus Deutz demountable tipper. The Magirus was considered to be one of the best tippers available on the European truck market in the sixties en seventies.
A superb Danish registered Volvo N12 6 x 4 tipper hooked to a mid axled tipper trailer. The rig is owned by haulage company Brdr. Freiberg A/S. The Volvo N12 was not very popular outside Denmark and Scandinavia. Outside Europe is was built for quite some time in Brazil.
Mercedes NG trucks are still there! Truck traders focusing on markets outside of Europe are very keen on this kind of trucks. It can be maintained and repaired by a couple of spanners and hammer. Nevertheless, you already can see more sophisticated trucks are exported to this countries as well.