Something a little bit different for this week’s View From The Cab.  We’re going coast to coast (West to East) looking through Darkstaff’s windscreen.

View From The Cab Logo24 427x62Regular View From The Cab followers will already know that Darkstaff covers a lot of ground.  And this time we can ride along on this road trip.

Taken over the Christmas period – yes, he like other members of the Tachoblog Tribe was working whilst we celebrated – we begin in ‘Seattle the day before Christmas eve. A typical dreary day in the Pacific northwest.  We were two blocks from the Seattle Seahawks and Mariners stadiums’…

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…’Here we are at the rest area eastbound on I-90 just past the pinnacle of Lookout Pass in Montana. About an hour after we got down this side, they put the chain law into effect.  Thankfully got over just in time! I haven’t chained in 9 years and never will!’…

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Now click below for the rest of this View From The Cab Darkstaff Special…

…’This was a gorgeous rainbow we saw driving on I-94 eastbound in North Dakota the day after Christmas.  (We stayed at the Little America hotel in Little America, Wyoming over Christmas eve/day)’…

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…’Fast forward a bit, we’re driving through Waterbury Connecticut here on our way to Massachusetts’…

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…’On New Year’s Eve, we drove over the George Washington Bridge leaving New York City to New Jersey. The next picture shows how close we were to the mayhem’…

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…’Although a bit blurry, that in the background is Manhattan where the party was. Noticeably, we weren’t the life of said party icon sad   Freight’s gotta roll!’…

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‘…The first sunrise of 2012 saw us in a rest area on I-79 in West Virginia’…

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…’After the gorgeous sunrise on New Year’s Day, we continued down the road. We went through a lot of fog that day. This was in the mountains along I-79 in West Virginia’…

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…’When driving west on I-64, as soon as you cross over from West Virginia into Kentucky, you see this very large refinery. I believe it’s run by the Marathon Petroleum company’…

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…’We saw a bit of the white stuff for a couple days, on and off. Our pal Amishtrucker joked “did they start paving the lots in white?” when he saw this one’…

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…’Driving along I-70 in Missouri, it seems that one person has no problem parking their personal jet in the front yard. Why not. You got it, flaunt it!’…

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…’Further along I-70 in Missouri, we passed the headquarters of OOIDA, or the Owner Operator Independent Driver Association. They look out for the interests of drivers across America. Great organization’…

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…’I saw this the other day, also in Missouri. Rare to see a B-2 Stealth flying with its landing gear down’ [Tachoblog would say it's very rare to see a B-2 at all!]…

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…’This is our view of Albuquerque, New Mexico, as we pulled out of the Flying J truck stop there. Albuquerque is a gorgeous city, day or night’…

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…’We rolled past Las Vegas along I-15. I’ve always been this close, never been able stop. Probably a good thing, as I don’t have the greatest luck in gambling’…

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…’And finally, in our 16th view (if I counted correctly) [you have Darkstaff!] this is a view of the Mojave Desert in California. I’ve a good friend that lives here, far from others, and she says it’s so peaceful. I’d love to tarry there awhile myself’

‘That’s it! Til next time, be safe, be happy fellow Tribe!’

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Tachoblog hope you’ve enjoyed this View From The Cab Special.  We certainly have and would like to thank Darkstaff for sending in his Views.

If you’d like to join in with our regular View From The Cab (and you drive a truck) then please do.

All you have to do is is email your Views to vftc@tachoblog.com or send a tweet starting #vftc to @tachoblog, or post them on Tachoblog’s Facebook Wall.   Please remember include a line or two of text that says, if nothing else, where the picture was taken.