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

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Knaus Truck Lines
Knaus was based in Kansas City and was purchased by Consolidated Freightways 1958.
Traveling through Springfield, IL on U.S. 66 in 1959 and went by the Knaus Truck Lines terminal where this International was parked. Here's another Knaus Truck Lines International at the Springfield, IL terminal in 1959, this one pulling a Mid States trailer. Here is a picture of Roger's Dad when he drove for Knaus Truck Lines. This photo was probably taken at Knaus's terminal in Pittsfiled, Illinois, circa 1952-53.
Kelleher Motor Freight
Kelleher was based in St.Louis and was purchased by Strickland Motor Freight Lines the following year, which explains the dual identification.
Kelleher Motor Freight Lines Mack, at the Ft. Lee (NJ) diner in 1956. Kelleher Motor Freight Lines Ford straight trucks was taken in New York City in 1956.
Keeshin Transport
Keeshin, based in Toledo, was purchased by Murphy Motor Freight Lines of Minneapolis in 1974.
Keeshin Transport System White in the top picture was moving through Ft. Lee, NJ on U.S. 1 in 1955 or 1956. Keeshin GMC tractor (although I'm not positive) pulling a Western Express (of Cleveland) trailer. The unit was parked at the truck stop just west of Angola, IN on U.S. 20 in the spring of 1959. Keeshin Mack was taken at the truck stop just west of Angola, IN on U.S. 20 in 1959.
Kenosha Auto Transport
Kenosha, or K.A.T., was based in Kenosha, WI.
Kilgo Motor Freight
Kilgo, based in Charlotte, NC, was purchased by Carolina Freight Carrier Corp. in 1968.
Kaplan Trucking Company
Kaplan was based in Cleveland.
This Kenosha Auto Transport Chrevolet was parked in Ft.Lee, NJ on U.S.1 during a snow squall in late 1955. This Kilgo Motor Freight Mack pulling a Great Southern trailer is southbound on U.S. 40 in MD during the summer of 1958. This Kaplan Trucking Co. Ford was stopped at a Philadelphia area toll gate on the Pennsylvania Turnpike in the spring of 1956.
Kramer Bros. Freight Lines, Inc.
Kramer was based in Detroit, and became Kramer Consolidated Freight Lines in 1959.
Kramer Bros. Freight Lines Diamond T taken at Ft. Lee, NJ, at the diner or nearby locations, in 1955 or 1956. Kramer Bros. Freight Lines Diamond T taken at Ft. Lee, NJ, at the diner or nearby locations, in 1955 or 1956. Kramer Bros. Freight Lines Ford taken at Ft. Lee, NJ, at the diner or nearby locations, in 1955 or 1956.
Kramer Bros. Freight Lines Ford taken at Ft. Lee, NJ, at the diner or nearby locations, in 1955 or 1956. Kramer Bros. Freight Lines Ford taken at Ft. Lee, NJ, at the diner or nearby locations, in 1955 or 1956. Kramer Bros. Freight Lines Brockway taken at Ft. Lee, NJ, at the diner or nearby locations, in 1955 or 1956.
Kramer Bros. Freight Lines White 3000 taken at Ft. Lee, NJ, at the diner or nearby locations, in 1955 or 1956. Kramer Bros. Freight Lines White 3000 taken at Ft. Lee, NJ, at the diner or nearby locations, in 1955 or 1956. Kramer Bros. Freight Lines trucks red Mack, parked at a truck stop 10 miles west of Angola, IN on U.S. 20, near the airport in the spring of 1959.
Kramer Bros. Freight Lines trucks white GMC behind, parked at a truck stop 10 miles west of Angola, IN on U.S. 20, near the airport in the spring of 1959. Kramer Bros. Freight Lines Diamond T taken at the Kramer Bros. Freight Lines terminal just north of Metuchen, NJ on U.S. 1 during the summer of 1959. Kramer Bros. Freight Lines Mack taken at the Kramer Bros. Freight Lines terminal just north of Metuchen, NJ on U.S. 1 during the summer of 1959.
Kramer Bros. Freight Lines Mack taken at the Kramer Bros. Freight Lines terminal just north of Metuchen, NJ on U.S. 1 during the summer of 1959. Kramer Bros. Mack, with Rock Island Motor Transit trailers, taken in 1959 at a truck stop 10 miles west of Angola, IN on U.S. 20.
Kramer Bros. Freight Lines Mack taken at the Kramer Bros. Freight Lines terminal just north of Metuchen, NJ on U.S. 1 during the summer of 1959. Frank De Pauw, Kramer Bros. Detroit MI. 1958. Rick De Pauw Collection. Frank De Pauw, Kramer Bros. Diamond T, Kingsville ON. 1960. Rick De Pauw Collection.
     
Kingsway Transport
Kingsway was based in Rexdale, Ontatrio.
These pictures were taken at Kingsway Transports' Tonawanda (Buffalo), NY terminal in March 1972. These tractors, a Mack on the left, and a White on the right, were used in operations to and from the border Customs compounds.



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