Living Classics, Restored Vehicles and Old Fleets
1960s Heil Colectomatic/DAF
Believed to be owned by Cleanmat Trucks of Andelst, The Netherlands. Body looks to be Heil Colectomatic Mark II or Mark III
1970 SITA 6000 Rear Loader
Owned by Classic Rent of Paris, France
Beautifully restored example of what was once the DSNY's most commonly used collection truck. Reportedly brought out for parades and special events.
19?? Leach Refuse Getter
Restored Leach in Waste Management colors, sighted in a parade in Westlake Terrace, Washington (about 100 miles north of Seattle). Believed to be a reproduction of an early 1930s Refuse Getter
1950? Leach Refuse Getter
Restored Leach on a Studebaker truck, seen at a Waste Management event in Joliet, Illinois.
1952 Mack w/Rendispos Bucket Loader
Working truck once owned by Laidlaw Industries, which was bought by Allied Waste
Not sure of whereabouts at this time
1958 Karrier Bantam side loader
Ex-RAF unit shown at the Sellindge 34th Steam Special, May 2004. A non-compression unit, nearly identical to the famous Lesney diecast model #38 of the same vintage.
Gar Wood Load-Packer LP200
1950s model on International Loadstar CO chassis. Packer is not functional. Owned by Waste Management of Detroit, Michigan.
Leach Refuse Getter
Later model on a 1932 Ford chassis was restored by Leach Company in the mid-1980s, and currently owned by Labrie. Reportedly, this truck is on loan to the Waste Pro refuse truck museum in Longwood, Florida.
Preserved SD Vehicles at the Unofficial Shelvoke & Drewry Website
Great Britain is home to several outstanding Shelvoke & Drewry refuse trucks, and this will link you to a detailed accounting at Brian Carpenter's SD page. Included here is a beautifully restored 1972 Pakamatic from Bradford, A sharp looking 1970 Fore & Aft tipper by way of Sheffield, and dustcart fanatic Steve Jones' famous 1982 Revopak. Steve is also restoring a 1986 Revopak.
Several restored SD refuse trucks appeared at SD Celebrated, in September, 2004. See Shauns Shelvoke Site for new photos
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