The trucks themselves aren't much to write home about, but the trailers are moderately interesting. The tractors do double duty, hauling other loads depending on the season, such as reefer trailers, but are pressed into duty during the herring run to haul the herring.
The trailers are former milk tankers or fuel tankers. They are loaded through the top ports and "dumped" through a huge tail pipe directly into the fish plants.
1. D'Eon Fisheries Ltd of West Pubnico runs this 2000 Volvo and stainless steel tanker. The loading spout is centre over one of the top ports.
2. The tankers are unloaded by gravity through huge tail spouts, which one hopes never give way when on the highway. These all belong to Comeau's Seafoods of Saulnerville, NS.
3. Donald O'Neill Trucking Ltd of Baie Ste Anne, New Brunswick has this low rise KW with flatbed carrying fish boxes. This is the alternative method for transport instead of tankers.