Gold Digger: 28 years old and looking great

Gold Digger
Gold DiggerDoug Scholten’s 1986 Peterbilt 359 named “Gold Digger”

The year was 1986, and:

  • Geraldo Rivera shocks a waiting world by opening Al Capone’s safe on national TV only to find a bottle of moonshine
  • Dolly Parton opened her “Dollywood” theme park
  • The New York Mets beat the Boston Red Sox four games to three in the World Series
  • and this Peterbilt 359 was brand new

Known as “Gold Digger” this ’86 Peterbilt 359 is owned by Doug Scholten/Rabbit River Transport of Holland, Mich.

Shown with a 2001 Utility reefer in Overdrive’s Pride & Polish at the Great American Trucking show in Dallas in August, “Gold Digger” left with:

  • First place in the Antique Combo class
  • First place in the Interior – OEM Sleeper class
  • First place in the Engine – Working Truck class

Gold Digger

Gold Digger

Gold Digger

Gold Digger

Gold Digger

Gold Digger