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Challenger Motor Freight 53' trailer, with the Challenger Racing decal. Taken at Fort Erie Truck & Travel Plaza (Fort Erie, Ontario), April 2003. CN Intermodal 53' container on a tri-axle chassis. Taken at Brampton Intermodal Terminal (Brampton, Ontario), September 2001. Line of trucks spotted at Peace Bridge Duty Free (Fort Erie, Ontario), waiting to enter the U.S. Taken in November 2001.
A special hi-rail Western Star utility truck used by Cando Contracting, based out of Winnipeg. The truck has four axles, two rail wheel sets, a boom, and flat deck, and is used in the Southern Ontario area. Taken at St. Thomas, Ontario, August 2000. September 13, 2001 - Two days after the Sept. 11 disaster, trucks headed for the U.S. are backed up on the Queenston-Lewiston Bridge between Queenston, Ontario, and Lewiston, New York, due to the closed U.S. border. CN Intermodal yard tractor, used to move trailers, containers, and chassis around CN's massive Brampton Intermodal Terminal (BIT) in Brampton, Ontario. Taken at BIT, September 2001.
Woodcock Brothers Express Freight International Eagle with rack and trap flatbed trailer preparing to leave the Peace Bridge Duty Free (Fort Erie, Ontario) in January 2002. A trailer for NBS Trucking Inc., based out of Custer City, PA. A tri-axle dry van trailer from Bruce R. Smith Limited, parked amongst several similar trailers at the Fort Erie Truck & Travel Plaza in Fort Erie, Ontario.
International daycab with a compressed gas trailer from BOC Gases, based out of Murray Hill, NJ, heads south on the Queen Elizabeth Way through Fort Erie, Ontario, and towards the border with Buffalo, New York. Four sets of the grilles, windshields, and dual stacks of four trucks (2 Peterbilt Model 379's, 2 Freightliner Classic XL's) lined up at the Fort Erie Truck and Travel Plaza (Fort Erie, Ont.). A Peterbilt Model 379 from Brookville Carriers pulling a 53' dry van trailer, stopped at the Fort Erie Truck & Travel Plaza (Fort Erie, Ont.).
Front shot of a Laidlaw Carriers 28' dump trailer, used as the second half of a B-train. Sideways shot showing the finer details of a Laidlaw Carriers dump trailer. A Bruce R. Smith Limited Volvo pulling a special trailer for Alcatel, which makes electronic equipment (I think).
A Freightliner FLD120 from Christie Transport, which is now owned by the parent company of Laidlaw Carriers. Fort Erie Truck & Travel Plaza, July 2003. A 40' dump trailer w/load cover tarp from Laidlaw Carriers. A 28' round bottom tandem axle dump trailer from Transport Lebon. This trailer can be used on it's own, but most often as the second half of a B-train setup.
An International daycab from Bruce R. Smith Limited, parked amongst trailers and tractors at the Fort Erie Truck & Travel Plaza, July 2003. A number of trucks, including one from Kriska Transportation and JSK Express, lined up on the Parker Truss, a span of the Peace Bridge over the Black Rock Channel, waiting to enter the U.S. at Buffalo, New York. Trucks lined up waiting to pass U.S. Customs at the Peace Bridge (top of photo), while a U.S. Postal Service tractor trailer passes underneath, southbound on the NYS Thruway I-190. The Black Rock Channel is in the foreground. Buffalo, New York, August 2003.
A Peterbilt 379 hauling a tanker for GBT. Husky Truck Stop, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, August 2003. A fairly new Wabash National Duraplate trailer for Challenger Motor Freight, sitting alone at the Husky Truck Stop, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, August 2003. 53' tandem axle trailer from Can-Truck, based out of Oshawa, Ontario. Husky Truck Stop, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, August 2003.
An excellent looking Kenworth W900 from J.S. Crawford & Son, based out of Toronto, Ontario, pulling a 53' tandem axle dry van. Taken at Fort Erie Truck & Travel Plaza (Fort Erie, Ontario), August 2003. Two sister Kenworth W900's from J.S. Crawford & Son, lined up side by side at the Fort Erie Truck & Travel Plaza (Fort Erie, Ontario), August 2003. A line of trucks at the Fort Erie Truck & Travel Plaza on a rainy October night. Fort Erie, Ontario, October 2003.
A dirty, but somewhat new Kenworth T2000 from Mr. P. Express Inc. This truck was involved in a collision with a low railway bridge outside of Fort Erie. The damage to the exhaust stack and upper roof are light, in comparison to the extensive damage suffered by the trailer that was hooked to it. Fort Erie Truck & Travel Plaza, Fort Erie, Ontario, January 2004. An International COE from Schneider National hooked to a Wabash Duraplate Heavy-Duty (HD) tandem-axle trailer, parked at the Fort Erie Truck & Travel Plaza. Fort Erie, Ontario, October 2003. A sleek-looking Mack Elite XL w/Vision sleeper from Peninsula Towing & Recovery, based out of Niagara Falls, Ontario. It's hooked to a smashed trailer at the Fort Erie Truck & Travel Plaza. Fort Erie, Ontario, Janaury 2004.
Oops! The wrecked trailer of a rig that tried to squeeze under a low set of railway bridges outside of Fort Erie. This isn't the first time a truck has attempted to go under these bridges, which are even too low for busses. Fort Erie, Ontario, January 2004. Close up of the smashed front end of a tandem axle 53' trailer from Mr. P. Express Inc. Peninsula Towing & Recovery had the tractor and trailer parked at the Fort Erie Truck & Travel Plaza, getting ready to be sent away. Fort Erie, Ontario, January 2004. Passenger side shot of the wrecked trailer. The trailer suffered extensive damage to the front end, splitting the walls so bad that you could actually see into the trailer in some spots. It appeared to be carrying a load of large appliances that were tied down to pallets and needed to be kept upright (fridges, maybe?).


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