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Location: Dutch-Belgian stateborder Eijsden-Moelingen.
Date: Winter 1983.
Truck: Volvo F88/89. Scania 111. Mercedes-Benz.
Company, homebase: Paul Willems. Venlo, Holland. Vos. Oss, Holland. Nonnenmuhle. Echternach, Luxemburg.
Remarks: Busy moment at the stateborder. The drivers of the Volvo and Scania are clearing customs. The Mercedes driver is already continuing his trip into Belgium. Even for those days that Volvo is a very old one. The Mercedes was the newest at that moment with the biggest Mercedes cab in those days. The "Grossraum" cab.
Location: Dutch-Belgian stateborder Eijsden-Moelingen.
Date: Winter 1983.
Truck: Scania 112H. Volvo F7.
Company, homebase: Scheepers. Middelbeers, Holland ( Scania ). Bergers. Oss, Holland ( Volvo ).
Remarks: Clearing customs inbound Holland.
Location: Breskens. Holland.
Date: Winter 1983.
Truck: Scania 141.
Company, homebase: Transport Vooruit. Breskens, Holland.
Remarks: Picture taken at their yard.
Location: Dutch-Belgian stateborder Eijsden-Moelingen.
Date: Winter 1983.
Truck: Scania 142H. Scania 111.
Company, homebase: Scheepers. Middelbeers, Holland ( Scania 142H ). Scania 111 Unidentified.
Remarks: Old and new type of Scania. The new one is waited to be cleared by the customs. The oldie is cleared and inbound Holland.
Location: Dutch-Belgian stateborder Eijsden-Moelingen.
Date: Winter 1983.
Truck: Volvo F10.
Company, homebase: Curfs. St Geertruid, Holland.
Remarks: Cleared and inbound Holland.
Location: Gronsveld. Holland.
Date: Spring 1983.
Truck: Scania 142H.
Company, homebase: Habets. Gronsveld, Holland.
Remarks: Both Scania's at this picture were fresh delivered and loading for their maidentrip into France or Germany.
Location: Gronsveld. Holland.
Date: Spring 1983.
Truck: Scania 142H. Volvo F12.
Company, homebase: Habets. Gronsveld, Holland. HC Zuiderwijk. Holland.
Remarks. Sometimes Habets had a visitor on their terminal. This Volvo was one of them.
Location: Gronsveld. Holland.
Date: Spring 1983.
Truck: Scania 142H.
Company, homebase: Habets. Gronsveld, Holland.
Remarks: About to depart with fresh vegetables and fruit. The engine inside a Scania 142 is a mighty V8 engine. What a beautiful sound these engines create!
Location: Gronsveld. Holland.
Date: Spring 1983.
Truck: Scania 142H.
Company, homebase: Habets. Gronsveld, Holland.
Remarks: Fueling up and get ready to go on the road again.
Location: Gronsveld. Holland.
Date: Spring 1983.
Truck: Scania 112M.
Company, homebase: GEBA. Germany.
Remarks: Taken southbound highway A2.
Location: Gronsveld. Holland.
Date: Spring 1983.
Truck: Scania 112M.
Company, homebase: Nico Nijman. Spijkenisse, Holland.
Remarks: Moving southbound at highway A2.
Location: Gronsveld. Holland.
Date: Spring 1983.
Truck: Scania 112M.
Company, homebase: Schrijnemaekers. Gronsveld, Holland.
Remarks: How can you manage to push the camerabutton at this very moment?? I don't know. However, this was the first new type Scania around the Maastricht area in 1981. Taken southbound highway A2.
Location: Gronsveld. Holland.
Date: Spring 1983.
Truck: Scania 142M.
Company, homebase: Baak. Leiden, Holland.
Remarks: Moving southbound at highway A2.
Location: Gronsveld. Holland.
Date: Spring 1983.
Truck: Scania 112M.
Company, homebase: Lommertz. Holland.
Remarks: Moving southbound at highway A2. Seconds after taken this picture, a heavy hailstorm made me going back home for that day.
Location: Gronsveld. Holland.
Date: Spring 1983.
Truck: Scania 112M.
Company, homebase: Driessen. Vlierden, Holland.
Remarks: Nice looking Scania. Moving southbound highway A2.
Location: Gronsveld. Holland.
Date: Spring 1983.
Truck: Scania 142M.
Company, homebase: Unknown. Rig is registered in Luxemburg.
Remarks: Moving southbound highway A2.
Location: Gronsveld. Holland.
Date: Spring 1983.
Truck: Scania 112M.
Company, homebase: WG Salari. Sittard, Holland.
Remarks: Moving southbound highway A2.
Location: Noord-Scharwoude. Holland.
Date: Spring 1983.
Truck: Scania 86.
Company, homebase: Habets Scania dealer. Nuth, Holland.
Remarks: When their white Scania 82H was in overhaul, Hubra got back their old Scania from the Scania dealer. This Scania was owned by Hubra before the 82H came.
Location: Gronsveld. Holland.
Date: Spring 1983.
Truck: Scania 142H.
Company, homebase: Intertank. Denmark.
Remarks: Moving southbound at highway A2.
Location: Dutch-Belgian stateborder Eijsden-Moelingen.
Date: Spring 1983.
Truck: Scania 112M.
Company, homebase: Wijngaardnatie. Antwerp, Belgium.
Remarks: Scania had the option to deliver the 112 serie with a big cab in day - or sleepercab, or a small cab in day- or sleepercab. This rig is having a small cab. Also the 82 serie was deliverable with a small or big cab. The 142 serie had only a big cab.
Location: Maastricht. Holland.
Date: Spring 1983.
Truck: Scania.
Company, homebase: Schols. Maastricht, Holland.
Remarks: Taken at their yard at Sundaymorning
Location: Breskens. Holland.
Date: Spring 1983.
Truck: Scania 142H.
Company, homebase: Transport Vooruit. Breskens, Holland.
Remarks: Taken at their yard.
Location: Maastricht. Holland.
Date: Spring 1983.
Truck: Caterpillar 769B.
Company, homebase: Nieuwenhuijse & De Braal. Kruiningen. Holland.
Remarks: These CATS were digging a hole for winning gravel. It's called "'t Lo�k". Translated In English it's called "The Hole". Right now this place is a lake.
Location: Maastricht. Holland.
Date: Spring 1983.
Truck: Caterpillar 769B.
Company, homebase: Nieuwenhuijse & De Braal. Kruiningen. Holland.
Remarks: Nice looking machine. Driver Henry seemed to wonder why that 16 year old fellow is making a picture of his CAT. I spend almost a half a year with those guys, and we had a lot of fun.



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