Magazine / Working Show Truck of the Month

  • Luke Didden

    Robert Conrad
    June 2019
    Luke Didden started grabbing gears at age 18 and he hasn't looked back, sitting in his rolling office as he heads out onto the interstate every day. He purchased a 1988 IH 9670 cabover at age 21, and his current ride is another classic "cornbinder". ...
  • ​Bryan Levernier Aka "Foxfire Cummins"

    Robert Conrad
    May 2019
    In his 68 years, Bryan Levernier (aka "Foxfire Cummins") has certainly done a lot a living and also done a lot of trucking. His truck driving career began in 1969, and 50 years later, he's still going strong - along with his very special Peterbilt th...
  • "​Jim & Dan Plunske/Plunskes Garage"

    Robert Conrad
    April 2019
    Plunske's Garage is located in the town of Wallingford, CT and it's the home to what is undoubtedly the coolest collection of classic tow trucks on the planet! Jim and Dan Plunske have taken over the business that their father, Wayne T. Plunske, star...
  • ​Kaleb Hammett - Hammett Excavation

    Robert Conrad
    March 2019
    Kaleb Hammett may only be 21, but he grew up around equipment & trucks and fell in love with them as a young boy. His grandfather Harry Hammett started Hammett Excavation in 1963, and his dad, Gaylon presently runs the office and the excavation side ...
  • "​Anthony Marchetti Jr./ Angelos Petroleum"

    Robert Conrad
    February 2019
    Anthony Marchetti Jr. has always had a passion for trucks and pretty much anything with an engine. He's been involved in the family business, Angelo's Petroleum, ever since he was a young boy. He says that the business was a perfect fit for his wonde...
  • ​Matt Benusches

    Robert Conrad
    January 2019
    There are great looking trucks in just about every part of the country, and it seems like the quality of working show trucks has grown thru the years with their owners raising the bar even higher when it comes to customizing. Every once in a while...
  • ​Arien Ruell

    Robert Conrad
    December 2018
    Donegal, PA native Arien Ruell definitely has diesel running thru his veins and he certainly takes a great deal of pride in representing the trucking industry with class in his 1993 Peterbilt 379, a truck that looks nothing like it did when Arien bro...
  • ​Angel Aldrich / Aldrich Auto Body

    Robert Conrad
    November 2018
    Some of our avid Movin' Out readers just might remember our feature on Angel Aldrich and his outstanding Peterbilt wrecker from quite a few years back. Well it seemed only natural to do this follow up, a "Part 2" of sorts, since Angel and his crew ...
  • Lewis Transfer, LLC /Jackie & Tammey Lewis

    Robert Conrad
    October 2018
    With a 312" wheelbase that's decked out from front to back and hooked to 53' of stainless & red that's tricked out to match, this combo owned by Jackie & Tammey Lewis is one of the coolest around! Jackie and Tammey operate Lewis Transfer, LLC based ...
  • Wayne Ellis Jr.

    Robert Conrad
    September 2018
    Gladstone, VA native Wayne Ellis, Jr. may only be 23, but he's grown up around trucks and got his first ride in a semi with his father. Wayne Ellis Sr. had an International 9370 model and used to take Wayne Jr. with him when he went trucking. After...
  • Timothy Mathis - M. Transport Inc.

    Robert Conrad
    August 2018
    Trucking is one career that's handed down from generation to generation in many families. The Mathis family is a prime example, as Timothy Mathis has followed his father, several uncles, and cousins who have chosen trucking as their career. Tim has...
  • ​Randy Dusza / Foster Hill Transport, LLC

    Robert Conrad
    July 2018
    When Randy Dusza went to his uncle's garage in West Warren, MA in 1976 to sit in the "Big Trucks" and check them out, he knew that he wanted to have his own trucks someday when he grew up. Well, Randy turned his fascination into a career, starting ...
  • Brian Sargent

    Robert Conrad
    June 2018
    Brian Sargent grew up in commercial fishing and probably thought he'd own his own fleet of fishing boats one day. While this might still become a reality, Brian shifted gears along the way and got into trucking. Today he owns Straight Line Transporta...
  • ​Robert Barnette

    Robert Conrad
    May 2018
    Robert Barnette is a Lake City, FL native and has been in the trucking industry for over 36 years, including the last 18 as a driver. He has been an owner-operator for the past 5 years and his truck is one of the coolest International ProStars on th...
  • ​Kris Bair

    Robert Conrad
    April 2018
    Growing up around trucks as a young boy gave Kris Bair visions of driving his own truck and he got to make quite a few road trips with his dad when he was just a young boy. Kris wound up getting his CDL at the age of 18 and drove locally in the PA ...
  • Gene Petrosky

    Robert Conrad
    March 2018
    Gene Petrosky definitely personifies "old school trucking" in today's trucking world that continues to move towards aerodynamics and new technology. He has a couple of old Kenworths that look like they came right out of an old KW advertisement from ...
  • Tom Anzalone

    Robert Conrad
    February 2018
    The old saying is that "Chrome don't get you home", but it sure makes you look good rolling down the road trying to get there! Tom Anzalone, who owns and operates Massachusetts based Anzalone Transport, Inc., certainly has a bit of a chrome addictio...
  • James "Tatt2" DeSimone & Maragliano Trucking

    Robert Conrad
    January 2018
    As we head into 2018, another holiday season is in the rear view mirror and Santa Claus has made his deliveries for another Christmas! If Santa was delivering presents to all of the good boys and girls in a truck of his choice, he just might choose...
  • Michel "Banana" Racette/Transport South Bec Express

    Robert Conrad
    December 2017
    Our neighbors to the north in the great country of Canada take trucking very seriously and have a great deal of pride in their equipment. This can be seen in the fantastic owner-operator rigs as well as the company trucks that come across the border...
  • Ryan Rissler

    Robert Conrad
    November 2017
    Young boys are usually influenced by their fathers and quite often tend to follow in their father's footsteps as far as their careers go. This is especially true for boys whose fathers are truck drivers. Ryan Rissler is no exception, as in his own ...