Louisville, KY Common Carriers In 1947

  • Abbot Bros Freight Transfer 110 North Floyd St
  • Acme Fast Freight 920 West Broadway
  • Armes Motor Lines 116 Water Street
  • BB & I Motor Freight Inc 817 West Liberty, (originally known as Bedford, Bloomington & Indianapolis Trucking Line. In April 1958 merged with Gerard Motor Express and Green Line Motor Express to form BestWay of Indiana. Around 1964 BestWay sold out to Transport Motor Express.)
  • Bardstown Transfer Line 216 South 9th
  • Black Motor Line 621 East Main St
  • Bowling Green Express 1319 West Market (acquired by Federal Express in 1960)
  • Bradshear Freight Lines 218 South 9th
  • Burkesville Transfer Co 524 East Main
  • C & C Transfer Co 524 East Main St
  • C & D Motor Delivery Co 801 South 13th St
  • C & W Trucking Co 110 North Floyd St
  • Central Truck-Away System 1401 Western Pkwy
  • Charlestown Motor Express 116 Water St
  • Clemans Trucking Line 1311 West Market St
  • Crutcher Transfer 110 North Floyd
  • Davenport’s Transfer 110 North Floyd
  • Distillery Transfer Service 116 Water St
  • Doyle Transfer & Storage Co 116 Water St
  • Dubois Bros Truck 116 Water St
  • Eastern Truck Depot 524 East Main Street
  • Eldridge Truck Line 116 Water St
  • Emery Transportation Co 109 South 2nd Street
  • Federal Express Inc 1216 Rowan
  • Figg Truck Line 116 Water Street
  • Foster Freight Lines 501 East River Rd
  • Gasoline Transport Co Bells Lane
  • Gidds Motor Freight 110 North Floyd
  • Gray’s Transfer Line 116 Water St
  • Hampton Transfer Lines 524 East Main
  • Hayden Transfer Line 524 East Main
  • Hayes Freight Lines 1600 North Western Pkwy
  • Hoosier Transit Co 110 North Floyd
  • Hoover Motor Express 1224 Rowan St
  • Horn Transfer Line 209 West Main St
  • Huber & Huber Motor Express Inc 8th Street NW corner Kentucky
  • Huey Motor Express 823 South 1st ( acquired by Lee Way Motor Freight In 1970)
  • Husmann & Roper Freight Lines 829-833 South 9th
  • Robert Ice Truck Line 110 North Floyd
  • Indianapolis Forwarding Co 1405 Magazine St
  • Jasper & Chicago Motor Express 113 South 12th
  • Johnson Freight Lines 218 South 9th
  • K & R Truck Line 116 Water St
  • Kentucky Transport Corp 11th and Oak
  • Killion Motor Express 1401 Magazine St
  • Lamppin Transfer & Warehouse Co 1301 West Jefferson
  • Lawrenceburg Transfer Co 116 Water
  • Lebanon Transfer Co 110 North Floyd
  • Louisville Truck Terminal 116 Water St
  • McKinley-Nance Transfer Co 524 east Main
  • Meeks Motor Freight 1311 West Market St
  • Meredith Truck Line 116 Water St
  • Misskell Transfer Line 116 Water St
  • Mohawk Motor Lines 1132 West Main, (in August 1955 the ICC granted approval for Dixie Highway Express to acquire Mohawk)
  • Owenton Motor Express 110 North Floyd
  • Rice Truck Line 110 Water Street
  • Safety Transfer & Storage Co Inc Clay & Main
  • Silver Fleet Motor Express 216 Pearl Av
  • Southern Forwarding Co 805 West Breckingridge
  • Standard Freight Line 820 South 8th
  • Sullivan Transfer Co 1105 West Main
  • Taylorsville Transfer Line 110 North Floyd
  • Tennessee Motor Lines 900 Dumesnil, (acquired in March 1956 by C & D Motor Delivery)
  • Tucker Motor Express 116 Water Street
  • Union Transfer & Storage 312 East main
  • Webb Transfer Line 110 North Floyd
  • West Bros Truck 110 North Floyd
  • Yeary’s Transfer Co 1234 West Broadway
  • Ziffrin Truck Lines 110 North Floyd

The above list was compiled from a 1946-1947 Louisville City directory.

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