RailPictures.Net Photo: NW 203032 Norfolk & Western Flat Car at Allentown, Pennsylvania by Doug Lilly
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» Allentown, Pennsylvania, USA (more..)
» April 27, 1984
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» NW 203032 (more..)
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Built Like a Mack Truck

That phrase was very much a part of the fabric of Allentown, Pennsylvania, home of the world headquarters of Mack Trucks. Although I grew up about twenty miles from Allentown, I was well aware of the pride in being the home of the industry leader. After the acquisition of Mack by Renault, reorganizations and cost-cutting measures caused the pride to turn to resentment, I once saw a cartoon of a poodle doing unspeakable things to a bulldog, pretty much summing up how long-time employees viewed the new management. Although the main assembly plant is still in the Lehigh Valley, I was taken back when I saw a building with a sign proclaiming it to be Mack Trucks’ World Headquarters along Interstate 40 in Greensboro, North Carolina, about an hour from my current residence. Here in better days, a load of cabs from another plant arrives in Allentown.
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