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© Slimeface
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I took this shot of my truck at a rest area off I-380 in Iowa right before the bottom fell out of this menacing sky. Sometimes it's better to be lucky than good! : )

In the Trucking across America photo essay.

95 responses

  • David Woods

    David Woods said (2 Apr 2008):

    very twin peaks.

  • Warren ~Mangione~

    Warren ~Mangione~ gave props (2 Apr 2008):

    Nice contrast between light on your truck and the dark sky.

  • sara martin

    sara martin gave props (2 Apr 2008):

    Really like the light you caught. Usually I'm heading into it so I never get to see that angle. Nice.

  • Gary Fudge

    Gary Fudge (Deleted) gave props (2 Apr 2008):

    Cool truck. Very Americana. Polly, that was so unnecessary!

  • Robin Johnson

    Robin Johnson said (2 Apr 2008):

    Nice Rig!! Cool storm coming in, great shot!

  • Klaus Girk

    Klaus Girk (Deleted) gave props (2 Apr 2008):

    Nice rig. Right timing before it poured.

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (3 Apr 2008):

    I hope that's milk your carrying with that menacing sky. I agree about the luck.

  • Slimeface

    Slimeface said (3 Apr 2008):

    Thanks all and yes it is Polly ; -)

  • Jan Hoffman

    Jan Hoffman gave props (4 Apr 2008):

    Looks like the end of the world ready to happen in the sky over your cool wheels; nice one

  • Dennis Blauer

    Dennis Blauer gave props (8 Apr 2008):

    reminds me of that early Def Leppard album "On Through the Night"!

  • Yasmina Baggili

    Yasmina Baggili (Deleted) gave props (10 Apr 2008):

    Huge truck you got! Wonderful shot. Love the stormy sky.

  • Aubrey Collins

    Aubrey Collins gave props (12 Apr 2008):

    Great lighting. I'll keep a watch out for your rig.

  • John Velasquez

    John Velasquez said (22 Apr 2008):

    nice shot of your rig!

  • Vidyavati Chandan

    Vidyavati Chandan (Deleted) gave props (25 Apr 2008):

    very nice!

  • Jinson Joseph Elayidom

    Jinson Joseph Elayidom said (29 Apr 2008):

    excellent shot... :)

  • Jinson Joseph Elayidom

    Jinson Joseph Elayidom gave props (29 Apr 2008):

    nice lighting

  • Audrey Kanekoa-Madrid

    Audrey Kanekoa-Madrid (Deleted) gave props (29 Apr 2008):

    So awesome! You have the perfect get to travel and photograph the country!

  • ThePhotoBoy

    ThePhotoBoy said (5 May 2008):

    Great truck, nice lighting in this photo!

  • Marc Almeida

    Marc Almeida said (5 May 2008):

    I luv trucks!

  • Cat Pentescu

    Cat Pentescu said (8 May 2008):

    Nice truck and image - great angle, composition and DoF.

  • Amy Jo Schuster

    Amy Jo Schuster gave props (8 May 2008):

    Fantasically clear shot. I love it. And that sky is perfect. Being from the midwest, I know that sight - the sun trying to shine as much as it can before the clouds takes over. I can almost smell the air and feel the chill.

  • Paul G. Swanson

    Paul G. Swanson gave props (10 May 2008):

    one of the finer trucks and still true to thier roots..... nice light

  • Andrew Lorimer

    Andrew Lorimer (Deleted) gave props (12 May 2008):

    Nice 18 Wheeler !!!!

  • Philip

    Philip (Deleted) gave props (14 May 2008):

    Fantastic - What a great means to enhance your photography.

  • Staffan Hamnäs

    Staffan Hamnäs said (16 May 2008):

    Great Truck ;)

  • Col Finnie

    Col Finnie said (18 May 2008):

    Tasty S. Truckies (as we call you blokes) have a quite a big, mostly good, reputation in Oz. The grief involved in running a rig like that is well known. And putting aside some high profile accidents, I reckon most regular highway drivers in Oz, as I am, know that truckies are some of the safest drivers on the road.
    Must make a point of posting some shots of what your brothers are doing with their rigs here. Digging the spectacular light configurations we're seeing on more rigs nowadays.

  • Thad Zajdowicz

    Thad Zajdowicz (Deleted) gave props (19 May 2008):

    Super -- you made the most of some great lighting!

  • Robin

    Robin said (22 May 2008):

    A trucker with a camera! A match made in heaven! You have an artistic eye and I have enjoyed going through your images.

  • Liza Amato

    Liza Amato gave props (24 May 2008):

    I like how the water is reflecting off the road.

  • Christopher Smith

    Christopher Smith said (25 May 2008):

    Nice Rig!

  • Jenifer Nagle

    Jenifer Nagle said (28 May 2008):

    I would love to get a ride in one of those!

  • Jay El

    Jay El said (1 Jun 2008):

    Hey, 'Slime', great photo! I don't think I could park your truck not even to save ma'life! Congrats, you got published! Enjoy a good beer after the haul's over...

  • Maurizio Giglio

    Maurizio Giglio said (6 Jun 2008):

    Good good work, I like so much!!!

  • Nandu Chitnis

    Nandu Chitnis said (6 Jun 2008):

    This is very hard work....

  • Gigi Boyd

    Gigi Boyd said (18 Jun 2008):

    man, oh man, look at those storm clouds....
    oh yeah, nice truck LOL

  • Alan Cotter

    Alan Cotter (Deleted) gave props (3 Jul 2008):

    I love these trucks... we don't have them here (Ireland) unfortunately...

  • Jim Jochetz

    Jim Jochetz gave props (14 Jul 2008):

    Nice set up! I gave up my class "C" a few years back. You ALMOST make me miss it.

  • Mbego A

    Mbego A said (31 Jul 2008):

    Fantastic truck! I´ve always liked the American trucks.

  • Zerina Phillip

    Zerina Phillip gave props (4 Aug 2008):

    Great photography.

  • Guy Heynen

    Guy Heynen (Deleted) said (6 Aug 2008):

    Was the truck that played the baddy in the film "Duel" a Mack or a Kenworth?

  • Slimeface

    Slimeface said (6 Aug 2008):

    Guy.... that was a 55 Pete in the movie staring Dennis Weaver which I think was Spielberg's first. Thanks for asking!

  • Kristina Evans-davis

    Kristina Evans-davis said (21 Aug 2008):

    MMMMMMMMMMM Peterbilt. MMMMMMMMM Tanker. As an old OTR driver, I like to see pics of nice looking rigs, expecially draggin a can behind from time to time. Good pic and stay safe out there on the battlefield. From Kristina's hubby

  • Michael Cox

    Michael Cox (Deleted) said (10 Sep 2008):

    Nice Rig! I like the double stacks

  • Rob Roy

    Rob Roy (Deleted) gave props (19 Sep 2008):

    I love it! Tell 'ya the truth: When I grow up I'm gonna drive a truck just like this... just not sure when that'll be... or if that'll be!

  • Simon Kossoff

    Simon Kossoff (Deleted) gave props (21 Sep 2008):


  • Selina Jackson

    Selina Jackson said (6 Oct 2008):

    Nice Rig!

  • Rajeev Jadhav

    Rajeev Jadhav said (7 Nov 2008):

    Hi Slimface
    thanks for adding me as a contact. I like your huge Truck. Perviously i watched such truck in hollywood cinema. Great Picture

  • Rajeev Jadhav

    Rajeev Jadhav said (8 Nov 2008):

    will u give me long trip in this huge vehicle ?

  • Jahanzeib Malik

    Jahanzeib Malik gave props (27 Nov 2008):


  • Eric Nattawut MatLuang

    Eric Nattawut MatLuang said (12 Dec 2008):

    that's why there always are the truck photos in your profile.

  • Selina Jackson

    Selina Jackson gave props (27 Dec 2008):

    cool rig!

  • mike walker

    mike walker said (28 Dec 2008):

    nice rig dude.

  • Ann Reece

    Ann Reece gave props (9 Jan 2009):

    I have enjoyed seeing all of your "on the road" photos! They are excellent and very interesting. I like the photo essay of trucking : )

  • Teresa Hutchason

    Teresa Hutchason said (27 Apr 2009):

    Great Shoot - been with PB for 25 years - love the truck!! And the photo!

  • Robert Armstrong

    Robert Armstrong (Deleted) gave props (30 Apr 2009):

    Way cool rig man! Would love to drive that! :-)

  • Jim Nasium

    Jim Nasium said (3 Jun 2009):

    Food grade? Cool.

  • Dilshad Aroos

    Dilshad Aroos (Deleted) said (26 Aug 2009):

    Nice Peterbilt man. "The sky- was the color of television tuned to a dead channel".-(excerpt from the novel Neuromancer by William Gibson).

  • Slimeface

    Slimeface said (27 Aug 2009):

    Thanks again for all the truck comments! And thanks Dilshad.... on my way to Amazon to order Neuromancer. :)

  • Brenda Burk

    Brenda Burk gave props (25 Sep 2009):

    WOW I just confronted my fear.Got rear ended while braked by a MACK 2000.Since then I can never go to MC and oreder a BigMAC

  • Greg Elliott

    Greg Elliott said (18 Nov 2009):

    This is awesome.

  • Albert Maramis

    Albert Maramis gave props (20 Nov 2009):

    Superb capture. Your truck looks fantastic.

  • Tim DeVore

    Tim DeVore (Deleted) gave props (25 Nov 2009):


  • Tim DeVore

    Tim DeVore (Deleted) said (25 Nov 2009):

    Nice composition, color, and contrast on this! I used to work at a truck repair shop and the older 359's and 379's are my favorites. I have one I will post up today that you will love☺ Well seen and shot.

  • Sara Coulson

    Sara Coulson said (10 Jan 2010):

    Love how your tones are spot on in every image!!

    Also would love 2 have a race in one of these down route 66!! lol

  • allan

    allan gave props (10 Jan 2010):

    fine lookin petercar you got there bro,,,love the whole series

  • Joerg Schlagheck

    Joerg Schlagheck gave props (16 Feb 2010):

    Fantastic shot. Reminds me of a very similar truck (sold my 379 Pete of the same color last summer).

  • abel

    abel gave props (15 Sep 2010):


  • Jerry Sander

    Jerry Sander gave props (29 Sep 2010):

    Yeah, very clean!

  • Jean-michel Ammon

    Jean-michel Ammon (Deleted) gave props (4 Oct 2010):

    my vote

  • Randy Turoff

    Randy Turoff gave props (17 Nov 2010):

    beautiful truck, beautiful light, beautiful photo

  • Mr Mann

    Mr Mann gave props (18 Nov 2010):

    Given it my vote - perfect transportation and a killer photo! :)

  • ajtiM

    ajtiM (Deleted) said (20 Nov 2010):

    nice captured, contrast is very good...yeah1

  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham gave props (27 Nov 2010):

    Great entry!!

  • dp *

    dp * gave props (1 Dec 2010):


  • Marc Melander

    Marc Melander said (1 Dec 2010):

    Now that's a rig ! Ace shot my man.

  • Agostino Buttinelli

    Agostino Buttinelli said (2 Dec 2010):

    I dig International rigs more but will vote forya' nonetheless ;)

  • bisotâ„¢ rantassa

    bisotâ„¢ rantassa said (18 Dec 2010):

    i remember a movie call BJ and the bear, it was a long time ago, a movie when i was a kid :)
    good luck

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (20 Dec 2010):

    Oh YEAH! Rad!

  • mina pan

    mina pan said (31 Dec 2010):

    courage ....

  • Dimas Harjanto

    Dimas Harjanto said (10 Jan 2011):

    Nice shot!

  • Hajime Maeda

    Hajime Maeda said (14 Jan 2011):

    Great entry!!

  • Esteban Mosquera

    Esteban Mosquera gave props (21 Jan 2011):


  • Carlo Pagan

    Carlo Pagan gave props (25 Jan 2011):

    Great, great shot and fantastic truck!!!

  • John Whalen

    John Whalen said (23 Jun 2011):

    I love the contrast and colors

  • Prashant Gupta

    Prashant Gupta said (9 Mar 2012):

    I wish i could drive this some day!!

  • Iztok Urh

    Iztok Urh gave props (25 Mar 2012):


  • Phyllis Petrosky

    Phyllis Petrosky said (1 Aug 2012):

    Nice truck! I'll be looking for you out on I-80 and I-81. : )

  • Maggie Posh

    Maggie Posh (Deleted) said (26 Feb 2013):

    Excellent photo, I love it,

  • Maggie Posh

    Maggie Posh (Deleted) said (26 Feb 2013):

    Excellent photo, I love it,

  • Maggie Posh

    Maggie Posh (Deleted) said (26 Feb 2013):

    Excellent photo, I love it,

  • Brandy Hibbs

    Brandy Hibbs gave props (16 Apr 2014):

    My dad was a truck driver so I am glade you are able to catch the beauty around the world

  • rekha nag

    rekha nag gave props (14 May 2014):

    What a handsome truck!! Great shot! Love the silver colour!

  • Bennie Beretta

    Bennie Beretta gave props (30 Aug 2014):

    So this is the beautiful beast that takes you and us to wonderful places. Lovely!

  • Alain DUPONT

    Alain DUPONT gave props (7 Mar 2015):

    Great shot!

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