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Boxerbear at 4th and Bainbridge

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.

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The Archetypal Truck Mascot

The other day I chased after a garbage truck dressed in my pajamas. What it was doing in my pajamas I’ll never know.

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The Truck Mascot Two-Fer or Halloween Ain’t Over

I haven’t seen a proper example of a truck mascot (i.e., a discarded stuffed animal or toy lashed to the grill of a large truck) in quite a while. I’ve had to settle for stuffed animals attached to pickup trucks … Continue reading

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Truck Mascots – The Family Guy Edition

I spotted this Truck Mascot on 12th Street in what is known as Center City in Philadelphia. It’s a Peter Griffin doll from Family Guy, and he looks relatively new to wind up as the mascot on a commercial trash … Continue reading

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The Truck Mascot Christmas Special

Private refuse collectors get in the spirit of the season with this Christmas-y truck mascot. Nice wreath, fellas! Merry Christmas!

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Trash or Treasure?

It’s trash day in the neighborhood, and something I found in a neighbor’s pile of refuse has prompted me to create this new category: Trash or Treasure.

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