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This is my husband Mack (how is that for a good trucker name) I took this photo in front of our house on his first trip home with his new truck. That is one proud man & I am one lucky and very proud wife.
Mack is starting to use a Minolta Z3 that I gave him. I have to be honest since all of his photos are taken through either his windshield or window I can’t believe how many good shots he has gotten in such a short time. My guy has a great eye. I will start posting some of his work for him soon. I think I will open his own site for him. It has been good for me because now that he is enjoying photography he has a better understanding of why I love it so much. Taken in Leitchfield Kentucky 4/12/2010

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truck, semi, trucker, 18 wheeler, big rig, truck driver

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  • DottieDees
    DottieDeesabout 4 years ago

    Beautiful truck….I did this for 15yrs…..and yes it is a very hard way to make a living…hard on the drivers health…the family and just having a life…people don’t realize what they give up to be out there…I could never have stayed out that long though…!

  • Gary Paakkonen
    Gary Paakkonenabout 4 years ago

    Great shot Melinda!

  • Kay Kempton Raade
    Kay Kempton Raadeabout 4 years ago

    What a gorgeous truck!

  • WildBillPho
    WildBillPhoabout 4 years ago

    Very nice capture!

  • JaninesWorld
    JaninesWorldabout 4 years ago

  • Joe Hupp
    Joe Huppabout 3 years ago

    Nice Cascadia!

    Consider joining and posting to Transport 2 a Day ONLY

  • Thanks Joe,
    Your right it is 2009 Cascadia. It was brand new when I took this photo. I don’t know about where you live but here in the US trucking is getting very hard at making a living. Last week alone his fuel cost were $2000.00
    thanks for the invite, I did go and join.
    Mel

    – Melinda Stewart Page

  • Joe Hupp
    Joe Huppabout 3 years ago

    I’m in Australia – it is the same here as well! A$1.54 for a litre of diesel and most of our trucks carry 2000 litres+ of fuel (especially the road trains)

  • Keith Hawley
    Keith Hawleyabout 3 years ago

    Top shot Melinda.. congrats on your challenge win too.. Well deserved.

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