Something important to be read…

Today I learned of an important historical trucking website is going away. Hanks Truck Pictures has been taken down and I will miss all of the Truck photos that were on the site. A lot of work went into managing the website and from all the contributors who posted their collections of vintage trucking company… Continue reading Something important to be read…

History of Interstate Motor Freight System- Part 2

From the 1963 Council Bluffs, Iowa city directory we found the following Interstate employees that worked across the river at the Omaha, Nebraska terminal: Robert W Ahart, driver Eugene E Clark, driver Russell J Clark, dispatcher Dallas H Covey, driver Gerald W Danberg, driver Warren C Ellis, driver Thomas J Egan, driver Randall L Evans,… Continue reading History of Interstate Motor Freight System- Part 2

Truck Lines in Oklahoma City in 1957

Here is a list of all the trucking companies operating in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma in 1957 Be-Mac Transport Company Best Motor Lines Bestway Freight Lines Bill Hunt Motor Lines Checker Transit Company Chief Freight Lines Company Choctaw Express Company Consolidated Forwarding Co. Inc. Day Truck Line Denver-Amarillo Express Edmund Motor Freight El Reno Transfer &… Continue reading Truck Lines in Oklahoma City in 1957

History of Keeshin Motor Express

In the early years Keeshin had numerous subsidiaries that operating in individual states and regions of the country. Under the corporate name of Keeshin Transcontinental Freight Lines, the following companies were owned and operated: Keeshin Motor Express Company, Inc ( NY)- routes in New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania Bernd Truck, Inc(Wisconsin)- routes in Illinois,… Continue reading History of Keeshin Motor Express

History of Inter-State Motor Freight System- Part One

March 1936- Inter-State and Consolidated Freight Co. had combined operations in Detroit, Michigan in the Star Terminal Warehouse at 7831 West Fort Street. August 1936-a new $115,000 terminal being built in Chicago, Illinois November 1936- Indianapolis terminal located at 333 West Ohio Street, M. J. Steffanl, former terminal manager, has been appointed district traffic manager,… Continue reading History of Inter-State Motor Freight System- Part One