Thurston Motor Lines 1986

The Alabama operations were conducted from terminals in Birmingham (BHM) 3654 Industrial Pkwy, Gadsden (GDS) 1094 Crenshaw Street, Huntsville (HSV) 350 Lanier Rd in Madison, Mobile (MOB) 1865 Conception Street, Montgomery (MGY) 2866 Oyramid Avenue and Opelika (OPA) 791 Westpoint Pkwy. The Opelika facility also served the Columbus, Georgia metropolitan area. Using the 1986 Thurston… Continue reading Thurston Motor Lines 1986

Kimbel Lines- A Short History

The earliest history found about the company came from June 1940. At that time Kimbel was providing direct daily service between Monroe, Louisiana and Chicago, Illinois via Peoria, Illinois St Louis, Missouri East St Louis, Illinois Cape Girardeau, Missouri Memphis, Tennessee Little Rock, Arkansas Pine Bluff, Arkansas and Monticello, Arkansas. The Monroe terminal was located… Continue reading Kimbel Lines- A Short History

History Of Briggs Transportation-Part Five

The 1980’s: Fast Growth Leading To Shudown When deregulation of the trucking industry took effect it meant monumental changes for established carriers like Briggs Transportation. Immediately the amounts on the books from operating authority had to be written off as worthless. This was due to the easing of entry given to new entrants in the… Continue reading History Of Briggs Transportation-Part Five