Burr Truck opened its doors in Vestal, NY, 50 years ago. At the time, the company was basically recession-proof; there was a shortage of good drivers – even then; and the idea of a million-mile truck? Laughable.
“I can remember in the early days, about every 200,000 miles or so, you’d have to rebuild a diesel engine,” said co-founder Melvin Burr. “The idea of a million-mile truck was laughed at.”...More