Saginaw, Michigan Trucking Companies in 1940

Trucking Companies In Saginaw, Michigan In 1940

Saginaw, Michigan was a very industrial city in 1940 with 154 factories employing more than 18,200 people. The 7 auto parts plants in the city , with over 9,000 employees,  included the Chevrolet Grey Iron Foundry, Chevrolet Transmission Division, Saginaw Malleable Iron Division and Saginaw Steering Gear. Other large manufacturers were Baker Perkins Machinery, Lufkin Rule, Loose-Wiles Bucuit Co and Wiiles Boiler Company. Adding the great number of smaller manufacturers and numerous distribution warehouses and there would be a great need for trucking companies to handle the freight in and out of Saginaw. Below we present a listing of trucking firms with terminals in Saginaw with their terminal addresses.

Name Of Carrier Street Address Notes About Carrier
Associated Truck Lines 303 W Genesee Av
Bender &Loudon Motor Freight 401 S Franklin
Blair Transit Co. 142 Davenport AV
Central Michigan Trucking Inc. 2025 E Genesee Av
Consolidated Freight Co. 108 Carroll St
JE Douglas Trucking Lines 1221 W Niagara based in Owosso, MI
Doyle Freight Lines 142 Davenport Av
Fullmer Freight Lines 335 N Water St
Harris Transfer 248 W Genesee Av
Interstate Motor Freight System 2025 E Genesee Av
MO & I Express Co Inc 142 Davenport Av
Michigan Interstate Motor Freight 335 N Water St
Mulvena Truck Lines 1221 N Niagara
Northern Motor Express 303 W Genesee Av
Speedway Transfer Co 457 S 14th
United Truck Lines 142 Davenport AV
John Wahl Cartage Co 720 N Washington Av Daily service between
Detroit, Flint, Lansing,
Jackson, Pontiac, Saginaw,
and Bay City


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  1. When did Saginaw Transfer Trucking company start in business ! My Grandpa WILLIAM WINNEGAR BROWN was Founder ! Yes thanks again for your time and help today! Yes call me @ 248 953 99 33 “” WestMinisterCapitalCorp @ “”. James Curtiss BeachUM II. Reg investment Advisory. MorganStanleyDeanWitter Reynolds WORLD TRADE CTR. NEW YORK. TROY MICHIGAN. THANKS


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