Photo Collections

Photos: The Jeff Bates Collection

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The photos in this collection come to us from a man named Jeff Bates. We could tell you about him, but he does it much better on his own. Here is his story, in his own words: “I have really enjoyed looking over the IMTM site, especially the old stuff. Maybe cause I am getting …

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Photos: The Gene Patterson Collection

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The photos in this collection come to us from the legendary Gene Patterson, who has worked many years in monster trucks. Gene started out in the mid-80′s working with Jon & Bob Breen and continued on to become a very well known BIGFOOT team driver. Gene was kind enough to send us some great photos …

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Photos: The Stephen Call Collection

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The photos in this collection were donated by Jeff Call, and were taken by his father Stephen Call. We would like to thank them greatly for their contribution and support! All photos are copyright to their respective contributors and are used with permission by IMTM.  

Photos: The Russ Gearhart Collection

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The photos in this collection were donated by Russ Gearhart, former owner/driver of the Mud Hog monster truck. Be sure to check our Gearhart Engineering online at http://www.gearharteng.com. Many thanks to Russ for allowing us to use these photos as part of the IMTM history preservation project! All photos are copyright to their respective contributors …

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Photos: The Fil Tristan Collection

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Fil Tristan of (Moline, IL) is a retired ALCOA maintenance worker of 30 years. Fil has travelled to a number of monster truck events from the very beginning. His first event was at Union Grove Wisconsin in 1982, and he was hooked. Fil is also the owner of a beautiful 1979 Monster Truck known as TITAN, which …

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Photos: The Matt Ison Collection

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Matt Ison from Lake Charles LA. has been a die hard monster truck fan since the mid 1980′s. Matt attended many monster truck shows in the southern Louisiana area. He grew up in the same area as Mart Williams of Southern Sunshine and Cajun King fame. For years Matt had tried to locate these local …

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Photos: The Jim Locke Collection

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Jim Locke is a old school fan, and 4×4 builder from Mid Michigan. Jim has traveled to every Jamboree in the midwest, and has never missed a show to date since show #1. All photos are copyright to their respective contributors and are used with permission by IMTM.

Photos: The George Carpenter Collection

The photos in this collection were acquired by legendary monster truck figure George Carpenter over his many years in the industry. George’s entire collection was purchased by Ross Z. Bonar of TheMonsterBlog.com in 2010 and is the first to be digitized as part of the IMTM history preservation project. Enjoy the photos! UPDATED 1/12/12 – …

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Photos: The Leon Booth Collection

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This photo collection is from long time Indiana monster truck fan Leon Booth. All photos are copyright to their respective contributors and are used with permission by IMTM.

Photos: The Mike Krieger Collection

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This photo collection is from IMTM & HOF representive Mike Krieger from London, Ontario Canada. Mike discovered a interested in Monster Trucks in 1984 and started attenting shows in 1985. Here are some photos from his personal collection. Enjoy! All photos are copyright to their respective contributors and are used with permission by IMTM.