I'm teaching in Vancouver this week and staying in a hotel in the West End and staring at freighters on the nod, out on English Bay.International B100. Yikes. Sweetest truck I've seen in weeks.
The owner was selling her for $2500. Been in his family since around 1962: his father, a farmer, bought the truck, slightly used, from an IH dealer in Saskatchewan.
|Watch those RPM: "Idle" "Economy" and "Danger"|
|Radio, mounted on the roof of the cab|
|Not sure if it was 3 on the tree, or 4.|
|Owner a BC Lions fan (Grey Cup Champs, 2011)|
My Brilliant Careerism note: I was interviewed by the brilliant Michael Enright on CBC Radio's Sunday Edition. The show broadcasts across Canada tomorrow but the podcast in already up here.