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old oshkosh plow trucks, worth anything?

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by tiestick, Oct 1, 2007.

  1. tiestick

    tiestick Junior Member
    Messages: 8

    My town has a few retired oshkosh plow trucks that are collecting rust. I think we have two large v-plows wiht them as well. I was wondering if they are worth more as scrape metal are could somebody use them for parts? I do not have any pics, but they are from the 60's and are orange.

    I am not looking for dollar amounts, but is it worth the time to either sell them or part them out on e-bay or this site. Or just scrap them. Thanks
  2. Crash935

    Crash935 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,377

    Do a search on ebay, those things are still in demand both for work and collecting.
  3. nms0219

    nms0219 Senior Member
    Messages: 445

    They are worth the selling. Guys buy them all the time. They make great lot trucks.
  4. DeereFarmer

    DeereFarmer PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,296

    Yeah, there are still tons of people interested in them.
  5. midwestsnowguy

    midwestsnowguy Member
    from midwest
    Messages: 36

    if they are auto id b interested in them, i rum them now you cant beat them
  6. Ole Tower

    Ole Tower Senior Member
    from MAINE
    Messages: 210

    Old Oskosh pow trucks, worth any thing?

    YES! as they & Walters & FWDs were designed & Built as SNOW Fighters--as We all See them sitting besides Town & the larger Contractors Garages--mostly as You stated--Older models--50s & 60s--& most I know Of?--can & often Will fire UP! & are Useable as they Are!--just in Case? of Geting a Really Big Bad Snow Storm!--& as they Do SIT--their Paint Peels a Bit--& their Tires Go Flat--but--w/ a little Tinkering--they will DO the Plowing they were Desinged for!--as they Plow Heavy Snow--3 ft or Better like its Not There?--I often Stop & look them Over rather than Just Drive BY!--& I still Enjoy the Stories of the Ole Men that Drove Them In Our PAST--& I*M very PROUD to have been ONE of Them!--OleTower--