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

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R-C Motor Lines
R-C, based in Jacksonville, FL, was purchased by Eastern Express of Terre Haute, IN, in 1974.
An R-C Motor Lines Mack on U.S. 130 in Burlington, NJ in 1956. Another Mack, pulling a Central Truck Lines (Tampa, FL) trailer at a truck stop on U.S. 1 north of Metuchen, NJ in the summer of 1958.
An R-C Motor Lines Mack pulling a Central Truck Lines trailer, southbound on U.S. 130 at Burlington, NJ in 1956. An R-C Motor Lines Mack, northbound on U.S 130 in Burlington, NJ in 1956.
Red Ball Motor Freight
Red Ball was based in Dallas and merged with Spector Freight System in 1978 to become Spector-Red Ball Motor Freight.
Refrigerated Food Express
Ringsby Truck Lines
Ringsby was based in Denver.
These Red Ball Motor Freight Freightliners were parked at their Oklahoma City terminal on a Saturday morning in the mid 70's. This GMC leased to Refrigerated Food Express, Boston, MA, had a cracked frame. It was stopped at the U.S. Customs compound at Lewiston, NY in 1978. Ringsby Truck Lines sent this picture of one of their Peterbilt dromedaries to Fred in the mid 50's.
Red Star Transit Co., Inc.
Red Star was based in Detroit, and was purchased by Jones Motor Co. of Spring City, PA in 1960.
This Red Star Transit Co. Dodge was westbound on U.S. 20 at the western edge of Angola, IN after an ice storm in January 1959. A Diamond T at the Hamilton Lake truck stop on U.S. 27, 10 miles south of Angola, later in 1959. A Red Star Transit Co. White, in the mud at the truck stop just west of Angola, IN on U.S. 20 in the spring of 1959.
Red Star Express Lines
Red Star Express Lines H-Model Mack taken at the Ft. Lee (NJ) diner or nearby in 1955 or 1956. Red Star Express Lines International taken at the Ft. Lee (NJ) diner or nearby in 1955 or 1956. Red Star Express Lines International taken at the Ft. Lee (NJ) diner or nearby in 1955 or 1956.
Red Star Express Lines International taken at the Ft. Lee (NJ) diner or nearby in 1955 or 1956.
Rio Grande Motorway
Robertson Truck-A-Ways
Robertson was based in Los Angeles and was a division of Dallas & Mavis Forwarding Co., of South Bend, IN.
Rogers Cartage
Rogers was based in Chicago.
Rio Grande Motorway sent this picture of one of their Macks to Fred in the mid 50's. Robertson Truck-A-Ways sent me this postcard of one of their Dodges in the mid 50's. This Rogers Cartage International picture was taken by Bill Jensen in the 60's, location unknown.
Roadway Express
A Roadway Express Mack in the snow. Picture taken by John Mason near Bedford, PA in 1959. A Roadway Express Mack at the Bedford service area on the Pennsylvania Turnpike in 1954, by John Mason. A Roadway Express Mack on U.S. 1 in Washington , DC, a few blocks from the Capitol in the summer of 1958.
A Roadway Express Mack on U.S. 40 in MD during the summer of 1958 Roadway Express Chevrolet parked at the Ft. Lee (NJ) diner in 1955 or 1956. Roadway Express International parked at the Ft. Lee (NJ) diner in 1955 or 1956.
Roadway Express International parked at the Ft. Lee (NJ) diner in 1955 or 1956. Roadway Express Macks parked at the truck stop just west of Angola, IN on U.S. 20 in 1959. Roadway Express Macks parked at the truck stop just west of Angola, IN on U.S. 20 in 1959.
Roadway Express Macks and a GMC at the truck stop just west of Angola, IN on U.S. 20 in 1959. Roadway Express Mack and a White at the truck stop just west of Angola, IN on U.S. 20 in 1959. Roadway Express White at the truck stop just west of Angola, IN on U.S. 20 in 1959.
Roadway Express GMC's at the truck stop just west of Angola, IN on U.S. 20 in 1959. Roadway Express sent this picture of one of their Macks to Fred in the mid 50's. Roadway Express sent this picture of one of their Macks to Fred in the mid 50's.
Roadway Express sent this picture of their Mack line up to Fred in the mid 50's. This Roadway Express White was on the move in Jenkintown, PA in 1955.
Riss & Company
Riss was based in Kansas City.
Riss & Co. sent this picture of one of their Corbitts to Fred in the mid 50's. Riss & Co. sent this picture of two of their Corbitts to Fred in the mid 50's. A Riss & Co. GMC at the Ft. Lee (NJ) diner in 1955 or 1956.
Riss & Co. units at the Ft. Lee (NJ) diner in 1955 or 1956. A Chevy pick-up truck and GMC tractor in the foreground. A Brockway being worked on behind them. A Riss & Co. GMC parked at a service area on the Pennsylvania Turnpike in 1957. John Mason took the picture. A line up of Riss & Co. GMCs at Bedford, PA in 1957. John Mason took the picture.
A Riss & Co. GMC at a service area on the Pennsylvania Turnpike in 1957. John Mason took the picture. A Riss & Co. GMC wheeling around a corner in Pennsylvania in 1957. John Mason took the picture. A pair of Riss & Co. GMCs parked at a Pennsylvania Turnpike service area in 1957. Picture by John Mason.
A Riss & Co. Brockway at the Ft. Lee (NJ) diner in 1955 or 1956. A Riss & Co. Chevy pick up at the Ft. Lee (NJ) diner in 1955 or 1956. Riss & Co. GMC at the Ft. Lee (NJ) diner and nearby in 1955 or 1956.
Riss & Co. Dodge city pick-up and delivery vehicle at the Ft. Lee (NJ) diner and nearby in 1955 or 1956. Riss & Co. White at the Ft. Lee (NJ) diner and nearby in 1955 or 1956. Riss & Co. GMC at the Ft. Lee (NJ) diner and nearby in 1955 or 1956.
Riss & Co. GMC at the Ft. Lee (NJ) diner and nearby in 1955 or 1956. Riss & Co. GMC at the Ft. Lee (NJ) diner and nearby in 1955 or 1956. Riss & Co. sent this post card showing one of their GMCs to Fred in the mid 50's.



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