Diecast News

Kenworth T800

The Kenworth T800 is one of the most versatile, and therefore, most popular Class 8 trucks in North America. The set-back front axle facilitates greater maneuverability in close quarters, whatever the job may be, including a vast array of vocational applications, linehaul, and severe service off-highway.

The 1:53-scale Tonkin Replicas model of this easily recognized workhorse has been available since the first run for FedEx in 2003 and has been used by other fleets with several different trailer applications.

Let's Roll: The Cascadia

When you're the market leader, you look for other market leaders with which to work. That's why Freightliner chose Tonkin Replicas' Precision Series to help announce their new model, the Cascadia. Tonkin Replicas worked closely with Freightliner engineers to develop a replica that could be launched concurrently with the real model - yet another example of our extraordinary relationship with the world's top OEMs.

Penn Yan Express: Still better than ever

Formed in 1941, Penn Yan Express developed into a major carrier in the northeast United States.  Penn Yan, the county seat of Yates county New York, became the primary operating area during its early years, although the company quickly expanded in 1951 after being purchased by Bob Hinson.  The name Penn Yan, a small town of just over 5,000 people, is said, by some

Monfort: A Look Back

Monfort of Colorado got into the cattle feeding business in the 1930s.  For most of the century, its colorful Kenworth trucks could be seen all over the United States.  A dedicated Kenworth customer, Monfort trucks would average 300,000 miles a year, making their distinctive truck and trailer combinations a common site.  Based out of Greeley, Monfort of Colorado went on to be

Paul Brandt Q&A

After recently completing a production run of Precision Series Peterbilt Model 379x trucks for Paul Brandt Trucking in Canada (http://www.brandttruck.com/) we sat down with them for a little Q&A. Here are the results of the interview.

Pages

Subscribe to Diecast News