Companies You Never Heard Of: St. Louis-Nashville Freight Lines, Inc.

Our latest installment of our series in trucking companies you haver heard of before includes an unknown carrier that grew quickly in the 1950’s and then gobbled up in a merger. The company presented today is St. Louis-Nashville Freight Lines, Inc. which was based in St. Louis, Missouri.The earliest mention of the company came in… Continue reading Companies You Never Heard Of: St. Louis-Nashville Freight Lines, Inc.

Companies You Never Heard Of: Craun Transportation Company

Craun Transportation was based in the little town of Bettsville, Ohio which is close to Tiffin, Fremont, Fostoria and Toledo. Bettsville at the time had only about 1,000 residents and most worked for Basic, Inc. which made furnace linings used in making steel. In 1960 Basic had a research plant outside of town and its… Continue reading Companies You Never Heard Of: Craun Transportation Company

Trucking Employees In Council Bluffs, Iowa in 1957

  Council Bluffs,  Iowa in 1957 was a city of 45,429 people just east of Omaha, Nebraska. Being so close to a prominent center of trucking, Council Bluffs was where a lot of employees of those trucking companies lived. Ringsby Truck Lines was the only company with a terminal actually in Council Bluffs. The others… Continue reading Trucking Employees In Council Bluffs, Iowa in 1957