LINKS OF INTEREST
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CRT AFFILIATED WEBSITES:


CRT Members Area at Flicker Groups
A place for members to post their own refuse-related pictures and a message board

CRT YouTube Page
Classic Refuse Truck Videos

The CRT-MSN Archive is no longer available


Enthusiast/Historic Websites:

WEST COAST STEEL
All types of refuse trucks, specializing in the independent builders of the western United States brought to you by Zachary Geroux
STILLTIME COLLECTION-REFUSE
This British photo archive has a section devoted to refuse equipment with several hundred vintage images.
Thanks to Kevin Sowter for submitting this link
COMMERCIAL MOTOR ARCHIVE
A comprehensive documentation of British trucking history since 1905 from the pages of Commercial Motor. Easy to use search engine, a must for those interested in British refuse vehicles and motor trucks in general
Thanks to Bob Hakewill for submitting this link
VINTAGE REFUSE TRUCKS OF JAPAN
Fascinating look at early refuse packers in Japan by akirin0719
THE UNOFFICIAL SHELVOKE & DREWRY SITE (UK)
Brian Carpenter's in-depth look at the history of Shelvoke & Drewry public service vehicles, including commentary by the people who built this legendary equipment. Includes quarterly newsletter.

SHAUN'S SHELVOKE SITE/THE SD FAN GROUP (UK)

You won't want to miss this outstanding site featuring more Revopak pictures than you can imagine, as well as other Shelvoke & Drewry models and discussion.
CITY OF SCOTTSDALE History of Refuse Collection (USA)
Brief look at some of the early machines of this Arizona city, the cradle of automated collection equipment.
NATIONAL ARCHIVE OF TRANSPORT TRAVEL & TRADE (NA3T)
Archive preserving original negatives of all manner of of transportation photos. Digitized images available for purchase. Click the link above, and enter keywords such as 'refuse' or 'compactor', etc. in the search field.
DAF TRUCKS HISTORY (Netherlands)
Site specializing DAF trucks and buses, as well as other makes. A library of bygone times loaded with pictures and brochures

Click here for Google English translation.
SASE- Studiensammlung der deutschen Entsorgungswirtschaft (GERMANY)
Roughly translated in English, "Study collection of the German disposal economy", the SASE is an organization dedicated to the history of collection practices and equipment. Located in Iserlohn in western Germany, SASE boasts an astonishing collection of 70,000 photos, documents and 600 films in addition to an indoor museum featuring several restored refuse trucks.
THE HISTORY OF REFUSE COLLECTION (USA)
Perhaps the web's first and best known trash truck site from the United States, though it has not been updated recently.
COACHBUILT: An Online Encyclopedia of American Coachbuilders (USA)
An ambitious and comprehensive project proceeding a forthcoming book. Already a great deal of information and should be an excellent reference. Well worth a look for researchers and enthusiasts alike.
LKW-INFOS (Germany)
Tons of European truck pictures, including refuse trucks, although site will require a fair amount of 'digging' due to sheer quantity of images. Especially see 'oldtimer' links
HISTORY OF WASTE DISPOSAL TRUCKS
This site will outline the evolution of waste disposal vehicles from the very first to the newest units on the market today.
GARBAGE TRUCKS (Bryce680)
A website from CRT Member Bryce680
GARBAGE TRUCKS (TrashMonkey22)
"This website is dedicated to everything garbage trucks! On this website I will share photos and videos of real-life garbage trucks as well as my hand built Lego and model garbage trucks, dumpster, etc. "
TRASH TRUCKS The Unique Interest
A website from CRT Member trashman242
GARBAGE TRUCKS OF LOS ANGELES
A website from CRT Member luisp1957
BAUMASCHINENBILDER.DE (Bus Builder)
Links to a nine page thread about refuse vehicles, with many interesting pictures of German and European models. High quality images

Miniature/Model/Replica Websites:

GRANITE STATE COLLECTIBLES (USA)
Ipswich, New Hampshire. First Gear and custom diecast models, including their own design functional Leach 2R-II body
MOTORART MODELS (UK)
Sells a 1/50 scale Volvo 4 x 2 with a Norba split-body rear loader
FIRST GEAR (USA)
Metal collectible models
WOODEN WHEELS
Fantastic wooden replicas, including garbage trucks



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