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This was an office picture I found in the trash after the UPS buy out of an Overnite Mack F- Model with a van from 1978. An Overnite Terminal sign near Nitro, WV. 1988.
Another Overnite terminal sign with a different slogan from Nitro WV. 1988. A rare Overnite Mack CH-600 from a promo from 1999.
These are a couple of shots of the most recent truck I'm currently driving now. 1998 International 8100.
These were taken in Aurora, IL. Dec. 2002.
Overnite units parked at the McDonalds in Bloomington, IL. (One on the left is what I had that day.) enroute to St. Louis. November 2002. Mike Boyd Collection.
Overnite's South Holland, IL terminal that I work out of. 10'02. Mike Boyd Collection Overnite tractors at South Holland's terminal.10'02. Mike Boyd Collection Overnite Volvo VN daycab, Taken in South Holland, IL at the fuel island Oct. '02. Mike Boyd Collection
A shot of the ready line or outbound line up at the terminal in Lexington, KY. Oct. 2002. Overnite International 8100s taken from the 5th floor of the Best Western Hotel in Saginaw, MI. 2003. Two brand new Overnite Volvos ready for service once licensed. 2003.
An Overnite promo for service to Puerto Rico. 2003. A promotional brochure from 2003. A shot of tankers Overnite used to operate in the 60s, this shot is from 1967 from an Overnite magazine from 2003.
A couple of shots of an Int'l 9400 sleeper
that I had for a couple of days when my tractor was in for service. 2004.
An Overnite Nasdaq display from NY Times Square. 2004.
A couple of shots of an old Mack R-model used for a plow truck in South Holland, IL. 2004.
A White/GMC sits in the corner of the yard in Rock Island, IL. 2004. A set of triples hooked up in the yard in Rock Island, IL just for the picture. 2004. Overnite's terminal front in South Holland, IL. 2004.
Overnite new Great Dane trailers, final inspection before putting them into service. Mike Boyd Collection. Overnite new trailers, rear views. Mike Boyd Collection. This is one of the last brand new blue and gray colored Overnite Volvo VNM200s, after this, some came in solid dark blue and some came in much later the beige color here in South Holland, IL. Aug. 2004.
A brand new 2005 Overnite Volvo VNM200 and interior shot taken in the fuel bay at South Holland, IL. Aug. 2004. Mike Boyd Collection.
Overnite's South Holland, IL. dolly pile. 9-3-04. Mike Boyd Collection. Overnite Volvo VN doubles taken in the yard in South Holland, IL. 9-14-04. Mike Boyd Collection.
Overnite Int'l 8100 Special Services Division tandem tractor. I couldn't scale a trailer with a single axle, so I had to drive this for a trip. South Holland, IL. yard. 9-3-04. Mike Boyd Collection. Overnite Volvo vnl 780 "SSD" unit parked in South Holland, IL. 9-3-04. Mike Boyd Collection.
Overnite Ford Aeromax 9000. Airshield taken off for removal to an auction. South Holland, IL. yard 9-18-04. Mike Boyd Collection. Another Ford with the same future as the first one. SOH, IL 9-18-04. Mike Boyd Collection. Overnite International 9400 sleeper. Truck I think parked for repair. SOH, IL. 9-18-04. Mike Boyd Collection.
Another International 9400 Special Services Division sleeper. SOH, IL. 9-18-04. Mike Boyd Collection. Overnite sets, a few go out at that time in the morning. South Holland,IL. 9-18-04. Mike Boyd Collection. A couple of older Volvo VNs. SOH, IL. 9-18-04. Mike Boyd Collection.
Overnite White/GMC. Not used in a while. SOH, IL. 9-18-04. Mike Boyd Collection. Another White/GMC. SOH, IL. 9-18-04. Mike Boyd Collection. Overnite White/GMC sleeper not used anymore. SOH, IL. 9-18-04. Mike Boyd Collection.
Another White/GMC sleeper "SSD" truck, also not used. SOH, IL. 9-18-04. Mike Boyd Collection. An Overnite White/GMC sleeper interior shot. This was taken on a rainy day as opposed to the sunny day shot next to it here in South Holland, IL. Sept. 2004. An Overnite tractor line-up in South Holland, IL. Nov. 2004.
An Overnite "Silver Eagle" brand dolly. There weren't too many of these around. 2005. One of two Overnite Ford F-350 shop trucks in South Holland, IL. 2005.
An Overnite Ford Aeromax 9000 used at the Rock Island, IL. terminal in 2005. Another Ford at Rock Island, this one an LTS9000 that is long gone now. 2004.
An Overnite Freightliner Columbia parked in South Holland, IL. 2005. These are Overnite units parked at the Petro relay point. This day the Pittsburgh trucks had the snow and salt and the clean one from northeast IL had dry roads. Later on everyone had snow. This was at New Paris, OH. Feb. 2005. Overnite's South Holland, IL. terminal entrance. 3-3-05. Mike Boyd Collection.
Overnite Intl' 8100 dbls taken at the Toledo, OH. terminal. 3-26-05. Mike Boyd Collection. A shot of the terminal office and entrance to the dock area in Toledo, OH. Mar. 2005. A picture of a weekend tractor line up in Toledo, OH. Mar. 2005.
An older Int'l 8100 tandem axle ex Special Services Division tractor I had to drive due to a heavy trailer one night on my relay run to Rock Island, IL. Sept. 2005. An Overnite White/GMC downgraded to a city tractor hooked to a brand new Great Dane pup without any Overnite logos, later this shiny trailer will be painted flat gray for UPS Freight use. This was in Rock Island, IL. Oct. 2005.
Here is a new division Overnite is going to try: "Overnite Truckload Division" It's a an Owner Operator operation.
Overnite Truckload Division Kenworth W-900 Owner Operator taken at South Holland, IL. April 2005 Overnite Truckload Division O/O Freightliner Classic taken at South Holland, IL. terminal. May 2005. Mike Boyd Collection.
Overnite Truckload Division Freightliner (looks like an ex Chizek tractor) also in South Holland, IL. May 2005. Mike Boyd Collection. Overnite Truckload Division Volvo VNL 780 Dale Earnhardt Jr. Edition. taken at South Holland, IL. May 2005. Mike Boyd Collection.
A rare Overnite Freightliner Columbia that was from KC, MO. One day only, It went back that morning. June 2005. Mike Boyd Collection.. It's a first for me seeing one of them. June 2005. Mike Boyd Collection. New Overnite trailers with no logos anywhere. They were ordered like this, the only mistake was the 5 digit unit number, we always used 6 digit numbers. Could mean something else. June 2005. Mike Boyd Collection.



An Overnite Volvo/White, an ex American Freightways tractor with the airshield and side fairings removed, I brought this back and dropped it off in Rock Island, IL. Aug. '05. Mike Boyd Collection. A side shot having the original red wheel on it. Aug '05. Mike Boyd Collection.
A couple of shots of the Overnite Volvo/White with the red American Freightways interior, the interior mess is someone else's,
I just shuttled it back to the terminal in Rock Island, IL. Aug. 2005.



International 9400 tandem axle double sleeper, taken in Rock Island, IL. Aug.'05. Mike Boyd Collection A side shot of it. Close to the length of a single pup. Aug.'05. Mike Boyd Collection A shot of the back of the bunk. Really doesn't show the depth of it, except seeing the 2 top window covers. Aug. '05. Mike Boyd Collection
A restored Overnite 1960 Mack B-42T model with a 1947 stainless steel Fruehauf single axle trailer. A great restoration by the shop in Richmond, VA. 2005."Hopefully it won't be re-painted into gray and brown" quote by M.Boyd.
A couple of shots of a retired heated trailer in Rock Island, IL. 2005.
A couple of shots of the old and newer style of trailer signs Overnite used on their trailers. An outdated Overnite hiring sign on one of the back doors of a van. 2005.
These are pictures of a new beige Overnite Special Services Volvo VNL630 delivered in South Holland, IL. 2005.
A couple of more shots of the beige livery Volvo daycabs from 2005. An Overnite straight truck body used for storage at the terminal South Holland, IL. 2005.
Here are a few beige tractors and blue ones ready for use. Mike Boyd Collection.
Out with the old and in with the new. Going to miss those old guys. Mike Boyd Collection. A rare swing door pup with fairly new doors on it. Mike Boyd Collection. More shots of one of the new beige colored Volvo's. Mike Boyd Collection.
More shots of one of the new beige colored Volvo's and a solid blue one taken at South Holland, IL. Mike Boyd Collection.
An Overnite new logo campaign trailer. This was what Overnite was going to look like with a new look for late 2005, but after the buy out by UPS, this new look was cancelled. The trailer is a one and only that I know of. For now it's still used until it is re-branded never to be seen again.Taken in South Holland, IL 2006
Side shot of the new logo.Taken in South Holland, IL 2006 Comparison from the standard back door to the new look, it would have been different.Taken in South Holland, IL 2005 Another rear shot of the new logo. Taken in South Holland, IL 2006
A couple of shots of the Overnite Des Moines, IA terminal, shortly after the takeover by UPSF. 2006
A rare daytime shot of a Freightliner Columbia sleeper also in South Holland, IL. 2006. An Overnite Int'l 9100 also at South Holland, IL. 2006. Another Int'l 9100, this one is permitted for triples. 2006.
This the dash lay-out of an older Int'l 9400 sleeper. 2004. Another Int'l 9400 sleeper dash (red interior) standing up from sleeper shot. 2005. An Overnite Int'l 9400 drop deck hauler. This unit goes to all the Overnite terminals picking up and delivering equipment. 2006.
A couple of shots from snowy nights in 2005 and '06. Not much difference in the two years.
A shot of a UPS Freight Volvo before the name change from Overnite. 2006.
A few more shots of the UPS Freight Volvo with the temporary Overnite decals. 2006.
Overnite's lighted sign they had in South Holland, IL. was taken down shortly after I took this picture. 2006. A couple of shots of an old worn out Overnite pup for sale that was once an American Freight System trailer when it was new from the '80s. Taken in South Holland, IL. June 2006.
An unknown company ex Overnite White/GMC sits abandoned at the TA in Baltimore, MD. (been there 2 years that I know of). Nov. 2007.



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