Note: This feature is in the Jan. TT&C 2017 issue.
William Casazza at his drafting table in his studio/toy room with some of his models.
Two examples of the same roller made in different years. One has open wheels on the back and the other is enclosed. William repainted the open-wheel one.
Hubley dozer and loader. They both use the same tractor body. The loader is in very good condition, and William got it at a toy show in Connecticut. The dozer he found under a table at a flea market.
This is the first truck that A&L Russo bought for his collection. It is a Surplus Tractor Parts truck made by Ertl.
The first two First Gear trucks that A&L Russo bought. He purchased the PIE truck as a box lot at auction.
Hubley telephone truck that William purchased on eBay. The mint condition model included the box with all of the tools.
Hubley fire truck from an auction. The windshield frame is intact, the ladder is all there and straight, and all cranks work.
Two customized trucks, representing an A&L Russo truck that William once drove and the tanker truck, which is a replica of his brother’s truck.
A close-up of the cab of the First Gear semi that A&L Russo customized as an A&L Russo truck.
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