Sunday, October 14, 2007

Joe's first truck

On Joe's 16th birthday, his dad give him a dump truck. Mabel was a 20 ton tandem Mack with 15' steel bed, a boy's fantasy. While Joe's youth took most by surprise, he got lots of work from the novelty. So many jobs that he soon quit school, which was a bore anyway, and took to driving backroads all over southwest Virginia, carrying rock and soil. And that also led to Sue. ...

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