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Category Archives: Truck Mascots
While this may not count as a true Truck Mascot being that the vehicle is not a truck but a school bus, I feel it’s close enough. It is mostly a big International truck adapted to haul kids off to … Continue reading
This poor slob is from a movie that’s less than a year old and here he is lashed to a SEPTA service truck stopped at 11th & Wharton. Being a Stormtrooper™ has got to be a crappy job.
Here’s another example of the urban phenomena I refer to as Truck Mascots. Truck Mascots are discarded stuffed animals that are usually lashed to the grills of large industrial trucks although this one is attached to a pickup. This driver … Continue reading
Here’s another fine example of the urban phenomena I call Truck Mascots. This fellow was adorning a commercial garbage truck making a pickup around 4th and Bainbridge.
When I saw this on the street the other day, it vaguely reminded me of the sequence in King Kong where his captors have finally put him on stage in New York – “Don’t be alarmed, ladies and gentlemen. Those … Continue reading
…or should I call this one The Winter Soldier? Last week the State of Pennsylvania took a wintry shellacking from a very busy Mother Nature in the form of an ice storm which downed trees taking power lines with them. … Continue reading
The other day I chased after a garbage truck dressed in my pajamas. What it was doing in my pajamas I’ll never know.
Here’s another fine example of that bizarre urban phenomena that I call Truck Mascots. A truck mascot is usually a discarded toy or stuffed animal that is lashed to the grill of large commercial or municipal trucks. Generally the trucks … Continue reading
I spotted this fowl truck mascot on 5th Street in Philadelphia, PA.
Generally, Truck Mascots are stuffed toys or animals discarded by their original owners and lashed to the grills of mainly commercial trucks sort of like flying maidens on ships of old. The driver of this Philadelphia Gas Works truck opted … Continue reading