Asheville, NC Motor Carriers Through The Years 1935-1963

A look at how trucking has changed in Asheville, North Carolina by researching city directories.

1935

  • Asheville-Atlanta Motor Express 44 Valley Street
  • Asheville-Canton Waynesville Motor Express 101 South Lexington Avenue
  • Asheville-Henderson Motor Express 44 Valley Street
  • Boone’s Motor Express 101 South Lexington Avenue
  • Carolina & Georgia Motor Express 44 Valley Street
  • Fredrickson Motor Express Corp. 101 S Lexington Av
  • Interstate Transfer Co. 44 Valley Street
  • Jack Rabbitt Motor Express Inc. 101 S Lexington Av
  • Massey Motor Lines Inc. 101 S Lexington Av
  • Motor Express 44 Valley St
  • Mountain Motor Freight Lines Inc. 44 Valley St
  • Piedmont Motor Express Inc. 101 S Lexington Avenue
  • The address at 101 South Lexington Avenue was known as Union Motor Freight Terminal and the address at 44 Valley St was Consolidated Warehouse Company.

1945

  • Atlantic States Motor Lines 139 Southside Avenue
  • RL Dance Trucking Co. 44 1/2 Valley
  • Fredrickson Motor Express 238 Biltmore Av
  • G & H Transit Co. 5 Mulvaney Av
  • Georgia Motor Express 101 South Lexington Avenue
  • Great Southern Trucking Co. 33 Garfield Street
  • Mason & Dixon Lines 45 Cherry Street
  • Muse Transfer Co. 103 Montana Avenue

1955

  • Atlanta-Asheville Motor Express Inc. 61 Southside Av
  • Atlantic States Motor Lines 12 Clingman Avenue
  • WR Chandler Transfer 400 Swannanoa Road
  • Dance Freight Lines Sweeten Creek Road
  • ET & WNC Transportation 156 South Liberty Street
  • Fredrickson Motor Express 142 Church Street
  • Great Southern Trucking Co. Swannanoa Road
  • Mason & Dixon Lines 45 Cherry Street
  • McLean Trucking Co. Black Mountain Road
  • Overnite Transportation 736 Tunnel Road
  • Silver Fleet Motor Express 101 South Lexington Av
  • Tennessee Carolina Transportation 258 Coxe Avenue
  • White Transportation Co. Inc. 14 Battery Park Avenue
  • Wright Motor Lines East Riverview Drive
  • Youngblood Truck Lines Fletcher, North Carolina

1963

  • Associated Transport 13 Simpson Street
  • Atlanta-Asheville Motor Express 61 Southside Avenue
  • Bowman Transportation Inc. 500 Swannanoa River Rd
  • WR Candler Transfer Co. 208 Swannanoa River Road
  • Carolina Freight Carriers 192 Swannanoa River Road
  • Central Motor Lines 98 Choctaw Street
  • Dance Freight Lines 482 Swannanoa River Rd
  • Hennis Freight Lines 18 Simpson Street
  • Johnson Motor Lines 38 Sweeten Creek Road
  • Mason & Dixon Lines 97 South Lexington Avenue
  • McLean Trucking Co. 450 Swannanoa River Road
  • Overnite Transportation 34 Sweeten Creek Road
  • Roadway Express 45 Cherry Street
  • Ryder Truck Lines 220 Swannanoa River Road
  • Tennessee Carolina Transportation 736 Tunnel Rd
  • Yiungblood Truck Lines Fletcher, North Carolina
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