Fred Gruin Jr. Truck Pictures
March 30, 1941 - January 2, 2017

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Gateway Transportation
Gateway, based in LaCrosse, WI, was purchased by Maislin Transport of Montreal in 1979.
Internationals are lined up in this picture taken at Gateway's Kendallville, IN terminal on U.S. 6 in the spring of 1959. Whites and Internationals are lined up in this picture that was taken at Gateway's Kendallville, IN terminal on U.S. 6 in the spring of 1959. This Gateway Transportation Co. Ford was stopped at U.S. Customs at Lewiston, NY in 1978, where it had just entered the U.S. after traversing Ontario from Michigan.
General Expressways
General Expressways, based in Chicago, was purchased by Navajo Freight Lines in 1959.
General Expressways International unit seen parked at the Ft. Lee (NJ) diner. General Expressways International unit parked at the Ft. Lee diner is pulling a B.B. & I. Motor Freight (Bloomington, IN) trailer. General Expressways International unit seen parked at the Ft. Lee (NJ) diner.
General Expressways International unit seen under the West Side Highway in New York City, and is pulling a Hennepin Transportation (Minneapolis) trailer. General Expressways International unit seen parked at the Ft. Lee (NJ) diner. General Expressways International was taken by John Mason at Bedford, PA in 1957.
Another General Expressways International was taken at a truck stop on U.S. 6 near the Ohio-Indiana State Line in the spring of 1959. This General Expressways International was parked at Bedford, PA in 1957. Photo by John Mason.
Gilbert Carrier Corp.
Gilbert was based in New York and transported garments to points west.
Great Southern Trucking Co.
Great Southern became Ryder Truck Lines, both of Jacksonville, FL in 1955.
Griggs Trucking Co.
Griggs, based in Ruby, SC, was purchased by Hennis Freight Lines in 1956.
This Gilbert Carrier Corp. International dromedary was parked at the Triple O truck stop in Lodi, OH is 1959. Great Southern Trucking Co. sent this picture of one of their Fords to Fred in the mid 50's. This Griggs Trucking Co. Mack was stopped for a traffic light on U.S. 130 at Burlington, NJ in 1956.
Jack Gray Transport
These Peterbilts and Kenworths are parked in Jack Gray Transport's Hammond, IN yard in July 1967.
Jack Gray Transport Peterbilt taken at their Toledo terminal in the fall of 1967. Jack Gray Transport Peterbilts taken at their Toledo terminal in the summer of 1970. Jack Gray Transport Peterbilts taken at their Toledo terminal in the spring of 1969.
Jack Gray Transport Hendrickson at the head of the weekend line up at the Hammond, IN terminal, in the summer of 1967. The rest of the line up starting with the Hendrickson, and from right to left, a Diamond T, Autocar, International, another Diamond T, Kenworth, and many more. GMC at the new headquarters and terminal in Gary, IN, beside the Indiana Toll Road, in the summer of 1971.
Owner-operator Paul Drohan's GMC, leased to Jack Gray Transport, at the Toledo terminal in 1968. Paul Drohan fueling his International at Toledo in 1970, the replacement of his GMC. Fleet broker Gaylord Wallace's Autocar, with it's assigned driver, Ernie. Wallace's Fords are in the background at the Toledo terminal, in 1970.



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