Jump to content

fullsizeoutput_98.jpeg

Outbehindthebarn
Sign in to follow this  

Paranaguá, Brasil

During peak harvest, over 40,000(!) truck loads of soybeans per month head to this busy port town.... destination, China, mostly. 

Sign in to follow this  

From the album:

Scania 142HS

  • 11 images
  • 0 comments
  • 15 image comments

Photo Information for fullsizeoutput_98.jpeg

Taken with Apple iPhone 5s

  • 4.2 mm
  • 1/120
  • f f/2.2
  • ISO 50
View all photo EXIF information

Recommended Comments

11 minutes ago, 41chevy said:

Margus  trucks?

No actually, they are Scania 111's.... and they are literally EVERYWHERE, especially near the ports. They were the first diesel truck widely available here and were almost all painted orange. They quit importing them in 1981 or 82, but many of them are still working hard here with newer engines out of Scania 112's. Here they are affectionally called "Jacarés" which translates to 'alligator'. . . now they say Jacarés famintos.... which means hungry alligators; because their hoods are always open needing repairs. They have a great reputation and many new owner ops still buy them for starter trucks.

Share this comment


Link to comment

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Add a comment...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

×
×
  • Create New...