Looking around at an antique mall I came upon a booth with several Spector Freight System calendars from the late 1970s.
soon after the Motor Carrier Act of 1935 was implemented there were two ways for a trucking company to obtain operating authority. If you were an established company and could show proof that you were operating between two or more areas, then the so called “grandfather clause” would enable a certificate to be issued by… Continue reading Victor Lynn Lines Protests And Wins Time After Many Times
During the next several months the majority of posts to my blog will be early history of common carriers in the period from 1935 to 1940. I recently discovered an online source of information that many of you may not have known how to find. There is a source of 126 volumes of Interstate Commerce… Continue reading You do not want to miss this!
By 1950 Adkins was operating 100 vehicles with terminals in Nashville, Indianapolis, Louisville, and Chicago. A turn-around point was located in Evansville, Indiana and a garage was located there. Company was issued a certificate by the Interstate Commerce Commission on March 11, 1938 to transport general commodities between Nashville, Tennessee and Chicago, Illinois via the… Continue reading History of Adkins Transfer Co. Inc.