"Big Rigs" is a fabulous photographic tribute to these venerable workhorses of the road--American semi trucks and trailers--from the past 100 years. It provides a general introduction to the history of semis with chapters devoted to all of the major ...
makes of Class 8 diesel trucks, including Mack, Peterbilt, Kenworth, Freightliner, International, Western Star, GMC, White, and more.
Each chapter provides a short history of the maker and is packed with fabulous large-format photos showing them in all their glory. These images are accompanied by captions that describe model histories and the backgrounds of these working trucks that ride our highways. Period ads and brochures make this a complete and unique look at the history of American big rigs.
Also Recommended: "The Big Book of Caterpillar."
Town Square Books from Voyageur Press provide entertaining, in-depth coverage of popular cultural icons, collectibles, nostalgia, and Americana. Town Square Books have an appealing balance of lively text, crisp full-color photography, and careful reproduction of rare archival material.