Tow truck driver builds life-sized Tonka truck - WRCBtv.com | Chattanooga News, Weather & Sports

Tow truck driver builds life-sized Tonka truck

Posted: Updated:

MENOMONIE, WI (KARE)  To own a towing service is to covet trucks like a skinned-kneed boy.

Brad Doane's family has spent three generations playing with Freightliners, Kenworths and Chevys, but it took 66 years for the boys at Irvington Garage Towing to finally make it official and welcome to their fleet -- an actual tow toy.

"You can't mistake what it is," smiles Brad. "'Dang, that looks like a Tonka truck.'"

It looks like a Tonka truck, because in essence it is. It's a 16 foot long, 10 foot tall, two ton life-size fabrication of a Tonka Mighty Wrecker.

Read more from our NBC affiliate KARE.

Powered by WorldNow
Can't find what you're looking for?

WRCB-TV
900 Whitehall Road
Chattanooga, TN 37405
(423) 267-5412

WRCB Jobs EEO | FCC Public Files

Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and WRCB. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.