Mass 10 Truckstop

Discussion in 'Truck Stops' started by Chinatown, Dec 6, 2017.

  1. indiana pinetree

    indiana pinetree Bobtail Member

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    love running up there in the 70 and 80 I am 78 now them are good day now dead tire then. D.Counts
     
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  2. indiana pinetree

    indiana pinetree Bobtail Member

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  3. x1Heavy

    x1Heavy Road Train Member

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    That particular one was not one of my places believe it or not. I knew of it, but what with the patterns of fueling and freighting it was just not one of the stops in my realm. The Boston market for either meat, produce or seafood offered enough diversions if one was so inclined.
     
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  4. Mr. Wonderful

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    Gene Murphy was the owner of Mass 10. He sold out before the place closed for good. Showers were always free and so was the bunkhouse. I have never been treated so well at Mass 10. And Gene Murphy hated four wheelers on his lot. He said that since he didnt sell gasoline or have a restaurant that a car had no business on the property. It was a truck stop for truck drivers.
     
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  5. DougA

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    That was him. Didn't he buy a truckstop down in Texas,possibly Laredo after that?
     
  6. Mr. Wonderful

    Mr. Wonderful Bobtail Member

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    Not to my knowledge. He just disappeared.
     
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  7. DougA

    DougA Road Train Member

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    OK,thought I remembered reading that in an old Overdrive back then.
     
  8. Studebaker Hawk

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    At that intersection now are a couple of fast food joints and a 99 Restaurant and Pub across the street. That whole stretch of 20 used to have numerous truck friendly parking spots and businesses. It is totally the opposite now.
     
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  9. abyliks

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    Used to be able to park at the 99 in shrewsbury up the road from Flynn’s, in the plaza, but that might of been ####ed up by the idiots by now
     
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  10. zep1218

    zep1218 Light Load Member

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    I thought you were talking about the pilot thats up there now..you'd
    pull in to get fuel and the dot would be waiting for you,cause the owner
    leased the property from the state!!! we'd be so pissed..good times
     
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