Awesomely Ratty Tow Truck

We took a trip to Kansas a couple of weeks ago for the Highway 36 Treasure Hunt and spied this beast of a tow truck crouched along the highway on the north edge of Phillipsburg:

This awesomely ratty truck is labeled “Ford-ish,” and I do see a few familiar Ford parts.  It appears to be diesel powered, judging from the size of that exhaust.  Speaking of size, that hook is a monster:

If I needed a tow truck, I would be super happy to see this thing rolling up.  Nicely done, Kibbee’s Repair and Towing!