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Have Yourself a Merry Little Truck Mascot

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

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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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Three the Hard Way

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

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A Mack with a Quack

I spotted this fowl truck mascot on 5th Street in Philadelphia, PA.

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Venison Gives Me Gas

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

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It Came From the Save-A-Lot

Here’s another example of that urban phenomena known as Truck Mascots. Truck Mascots are usually discarded toys or stuffed animals that truckers rescue from a sad and sorry fate in a landfill and lash them to the grill of their … Continue reading

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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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The Scrapmobile

At the parking lot on 13th Street and Washington Avenue.

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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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