Miscellaneous US Carrier Collection

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This picture of a 1950's International RDFC-405, pulling a set of doubles for Converse Freight. ICX (Illinois California Express) Kenworth "Bullnose" refrigerated semi, ready to make its run out of Los Angeles. Nehalem Valley Motor Frieght served Astoria and Seaside from Portland. Here is a picture of a Mack and Freightliner at Astoria.
Here is a photo from an old truck mag from late 30s Interstate Freight Lines of Seattle and Portland. This picture of a 1920's GMC furniture mover, pulling for Boyd. Here is a picture of a fairly new Kenworth "Bullnose" owned by Powers Candies.
You will notice that the tractor has after market signal lights on the side of the cab.
Here is a picture of a Spokane-Pacific Lines 1950's International truck and trailer. The truck was driven by Sy Grigsby of Sunnyside, WA. Here is a shot of a White truck and trailer. The year of the truck is about 1936-1938. The truck is owned by Arrowhead Freight Lines, which operated from LA to Salt Lake City. Here is a picture of a Kenworth belonging to Wesco Fine Foods.
This rig is about a 1952 Peterbilt hauling for Tea Garden Products. Here is a picture of two Kenworth units from Ocean Van Lines. Here is a GMC "Cannonball" tractor pulling a short single axle trailer. This rig belongs to Black Ball Freight Service. This is also part of the same company which operated a ferry fleet.
Pacific Fruit and Produce truck and trailer, taken in Seattle. Pacific Fruit and Produce GMC, taken in Seattle. Here is a drawing of a Peterbilt bubblenose tractor, pulling a set of hopper trailers.
Here is about a 1939 or 1940 Dodge Interstate Freight Lines out of Seattle to Portland. New city Pickup and Deliver just out of body shop This photo was taken in the summer of 1999 on US97 just above the Biggs Bridge. Sartin Trucking of Sunnyside Washington heading north on Maryhill towards Goldendale Washington and Yakima Valley Here is a picture of an International DCO-405 hook used by Vons Grocery Company.
Here is a Kenworth owned by Bend-Portland Truck Service which served Central Oregon from Portland traveling over Highway 26 over Mt. Hood. Here is another Bend-Portland Truck Service truck. This rig appears to be a Moreland. The colors were black and orange. Here is a Bend Portland Truck Service Truck and Trailer combination. Note the tire chains hanging from the truck box. Picture appears to be on US 26 over Mt. Hood.
Here is a picture of a Freightliner belonging to Garden City Transportation, pulling a double set of trailers with produce cases on it. Here is a Freightliner truck and trailer owned by G & O Hauling with a load of lumber. Here is a Freightliner pulling a set of bulk tank trailers.
Freightliner belonging to Edson Express out of Denver, CO. Motor Cargo Freightliner Nations Way set of doubles with a Freightliner with North West Transport Service, Inc. markings on the door.
Here is a picture of a Freightliner owned by Braswell Motor Freightlines. Here is a Kenworth pulling a set of trailers and owned by Brown Transport Corporation. Here is a Peterbilt conventional owned by North Pacific Lumber Company.
Here is a picture of a Brown truck with sleeper owned and built by Associated Transport. Here is a Mack truck owned by Associated Transport. Here is a 1950 Brown cab-over owned and made by Associated Transport in there shops in North Carolina. They used either Buda or Cummins diesels This picture was taken in 1951 at Aberdeen, Maryland.
Here is a picture of an Autocar owned by Helphrey Motor Freight. This company operated between Spokane and northern Idaho and northwest Montana, and later to Yakima and Portland. This company became part of Ringsby.Here is a Corbitt diesel tractor with a sleeper. The rig belonged to Bonney Motor Express Inc. of Norfolk, VA. The picture was taken in Chicago in 1950.Here is a 1950 Autocar pulling a trailer full of Seven Up.
Here is a picture of an Autocar owned by Little Audrey's.Here is a Diamond T owned by Little Audrey's.Here is a 1948 Diamond T diesel owned by Safeway Truck Lines of Chicago, Illinois. This picture was taken in Chicago in 1948.BR>Part of Ken Goudy's collection.
Here is a picture of an Autocar owned by Thurston Motor Lines of Wilson, NC.Here is an Autocar tractor trailer owned by Akers Motor Lines of North Carolina.Here is a 1930's Autocar cab-over, taken in Chicago in 1948. The truck was owned by Clinch Coal Company of Chicago.
Here is a picture of an Autocar owned by Henry Pomerenke. He hauled hay in Central Washington.Here is a 1948 Corbitt sleeper, with an LP gas engine. The picture was taken in Chicago, Illinois in 1950. Corbitt was made in Henderson, North Carolina.Here is a Corbitt diesel tractor.
Here is a picture of a Diamond T pulling a trailer for Falstaff Beer. Here is an Autocar cab-over from the late 1940's owned by Merchants Freight System. Merchants Freight System's tractors and some trailers were painted a bright silver with orange stripes. The picture was taken in 1950 at Terre Haute, Indiana. Here is a pair of Kenworth tractors owned by Hamilton Trucking Service of Seattle, WA. The left Kenworth is probably a 1953 or newer because of the placement of the side hood logo. The right Kenworth could be a 1950 - 1952.
Here is a picture of a Lee Way Freightliner pulling a set of doubles. Here is an Alaska Transport Mack pulling a trailer through the snow. Alaska Transport ran from Great Falls, Montana to Alaska. This is an odd hook-up. The Safeway tractor was pulling the Associated Grocers trailer at a truck rodeo.
Here is another odd hook-up. This combination, of a West Coast Grocers tractor hooked up to a Safeway trailer,was also taken at a truck rodeo. Here is a Frito Lay set of doubles being pulled by a Ford cab-over. Here is a Kenworth dromedary used to haul Olympia Beer.
Here is a picture of a United Truck Lines, in their old colors. This picture came on a business card. Here is a mix of United Truck Lines and TNT United Truck Lines trailers being pulled by a United Truck Lines White tractor.Here is a TNT Reddaway service truck taken at an Oregon truck show.
Here is another picture of the TNT Reddaway service truck taken at an Oregon truck show. Here is a Master Movers Diamond T.Here is a picture of a Gai's Bakery Peterbilt drom.
Here are some pictures of Albertson's Kenworths pulling regular trailers. Here is a picture of an Albertson's Kenworth pulling a set of Rocky Mountain Doubles.
Here is a picture of a Safeway set of doubles travelling east along the Columbia Gorge. Here is a picture of a Peterbilt hay truck pulling 2 trailers.
This picture was taken by James A. Rowe.
Here is a picture of a Frieghtliner drom hay truck combination owned by Eagles Crest Enterprises. This picture was taken by James A. Rowe.
Here is a picture of two Ford cabovers belonging to Pozzi Brothers Transportation. Pozzi Brothers Transportation has been in the Pacific Northwest for many years hauling freight. Here is a picture of an Action Express Freightliner with a set of doubles. Action Express covered Washington, Oregon, Northern California, Colorado, Idaho, Nevada, Texas and Utah. In 1998 they were purchased by Yellow. Here is a picture of a Risberg's Truck Lines International pulling a set of triples. This picture is from a post card.
Here is a picture of a Silver Eagle Company International. Here is a picture of another Silver Eagle Company International hooked up to an ANR-Garrett trailer. Silver Eagle Company closed its doors on March 16, 2000. Here is a picture of a Pilot Freight Carriers Inc. Ford tractor trailer. Pilot Freight Carriers closed their doors in 1989.
Here is a picture of a Peterbilt owned by Grant Range Bulls of Ogden UT. This truck is powered with a 12V-71 diesel.
This is from Ken Goudy's collection and the photo was taken by James A. Rowe.
Here are some Pacific Freight Lines Sterlings from early to mid thirties. This company served California until 1950's, they were then bought out by Pacific Motor Trucking (Southern Pacific Truck Service). Here is a photo that was given to Ken by someone from Yakima, WA. This photo shows a 1940's Chev truck belonging to Rogers Super Tread in Yakima, which was one of the first big retreaders.
Here is a picture of a Diamond T COE. This cab was originally designed by Diamond T and also used by International and Reo. Here is a US Forest Service Diamond T photo taken on Washington side of Columbia. Mt. Hood in background. This Mack B-75 belongs to Jim Martinson of Darrington, WA Photo taken in Walla Walla, WA in 1997.
Here is a picture of a Fischer Equipment rig that Ken took at Harrisburg, OR. Here is a photo of Interlines Blankenship. They preceeded System 99. The photo dates 1965 and is off cover of Go Magazine, now defunct. The Mack is model F737LT with Cummins NHE225 engine. Ken Goudy Collection. Here is a photo from a calander from Acme Intercity Freight Lines from Seattle. They ran from Seattle to eastern Washington and other western Washington points with an LTL operation.
Here is a copy of art used by White/Autocar in some of their ads in the early 60's. Here is a picture of the first Mack truck that John R. O'Leary owned. The picture was taken in downtown Peoria. Brian O'Leary Collection. H&H Truck Line taken in 1927 at Woodburn, Oregon, which ran from Portland to Eugene and points in between. Stan Ulrich Collection.
This was taken from an old 1977 Go West magazine off the cover about 26 or 27 years ago. They hauled produce and Bananas from ships in SF to LA and produce back north to SF area. A late 30's IHC and semi of Associated Grocers. Still in business. They had stores in Seattle, Tacoma, Bellingham, Mt Vernon, and Yakima, maybe even Spokane. In the 50's and 60's, Bumble Bee had a tuna cannery in Astoria, Oregon. They moved frozen whole tuna from the freezer storage building on the east waterfront to the cannery on the west end of town just east of the present Columbia River bridge. This photo is courtesy of Joint Council of Teamsters No 37 Local 569 now 58 in Astoria. Note the large tuna loaded stacked on end and frozen hard.
Here is a scan out of a old old advert. Western Truck Lines from LA California partner freight line to Cantley & Tanzola. Photo dates from early mid 30s Rapid Transfer Portland, OR in the late 30's IH and very short delivery trailer. This picture of a 1961 Kenworth is seen with a USF Reddaway set of doubles.
Schaake Packing from Ellensburg in the 50s. Great people Western Packing International Plant is at Toppenish at the main cross road on US 97 to right about a block from the old cattle trailers that are at the intersection.
Western Packing Co, Inc. Kenworth taken at their Toppenish packing house. Photos courtesy of Transport Trailer of Seattle.
My nephew in Yakima drove this rig for a time
This group of pictures were taken in Seattle by Transport Trailer Inc. who sold and assembled vans and trailers for many companies. These photos mostly date from the mid to late 50s. Transport Trailer was on the corner on Airport Way accross from the present Lee & Eastes Tank Lines office.
Early 60's Darigold Kenworth. Photo courtesy of Transport Trailer of Seattle. Darigold International CO-190 tractor trailer unit. Photo courtesy of Transport Trailer of Seattle. Darigold International CO-190 straight truck. Photo courtesy of Transport Trailer of Seattle.
Yakima, WA based Fairchild General Freight Freightliner truck and trailer combination. Photo courtesy of Transport Trailer of Seattle. Sears, Roebuck & Company Ford cabover truck. Photo courtesy of Transport Trailer of Seattle. Packwood Forest Products GMC. Photo courtesy of Transport Trailer of Seattle.
Sure Fresh International CO-190 tractor trailer. Photos courtesy of Transport Trailer of Seattle. Shur Fresh Baked Goods Kenworth doubles. Photo courtesy of Transport Trailer of Seattle.
Dependable Auto Transport International flatbed.
Photo courtesy of Transport Trailer of Seattle.
Alaska Steamship Company Aero Liner trailer.
Photo courtesy of Transport Trailer of Seattle.
Multiple shots of a Sperry Flour / General Mills White 3000 tractor trailer. Photos courtesy of Transport Trailer of Seattle.
Okanogan-Seattle Transport Kenworth and Aero Liner trailer taken in Seattle, WA. Photos courtesy of Transport Trailer of Seattle.
Poeco Transport Sterling with a CAT on the low bed trailer. Photo courtesy of Transport Trailer of Seattle. Close side shot of a Kenworth showing a Truck Trailer sleeper and a high mounted fuel tank. Photo courtesy of Transport Trailer of Seattle.
Tacoma, WA based Broadway Transport Mack W-71. Photos courtesy of Transport Trailer of Seattle.
H&H Meat Packers International Loadstar from Yakima, WA. Photos courtesy of Transport Trailer of Seattle.
CYR Transfer Diamond T. Photos courtesy of Transport Trailer of Seattle.
Red & White Chevy COE with a Sun-Spun Dairy Foods trailer. Photo courtesy of Transport Trailer of Seattle. Red & White Chevy COE with a Sun-Spun Dairy Foods trailer in front of a Super-Duper grocery store. Photo courtesy of Transport Trailer of Seattle.
Comet trailer with Miller High Life Beer markings. Photos courtesy of Transport Trailer of Seattle.
East Side Distributors GMC cabover hauling Raineer Beer. Photos courtesy of Transport Trailer of Seattle. Raineer Beer Kenworth. Photo courtesy of Transport Trailer of Seattle.
Oak Harbor Freight Lines Aero Liner trailer. Photos courtesy of Transport Trailer of Seattle.
Unidentified Kenworth with a Truck Trailer flatbed trailer with removable sides. Photos courtesy of Transport Trailer of Seattle.
This is a photo of a line rig semi from the 50s of Hunnicut Inc. The ran between Tacoma Seattle and Spokane. they were a smaller line in Washington State. Im not sure what became of them.
Fritz Amlie from McFarland Wisc. drove this rigback in 1960.


This section of pictures came from the Dan Ragsdale collection
39 Chevy with the load of posts was taken in about 1975
Same 1939 Chevy
A Kenworth model I had built about 25 years ago. This truck in the woods is one my Dad used to have. I believe it is a 1942 Chevy.
A burned out truck I spotted in a wheat field while I was driving for DD Jacobs. Not sure who the truck belonged to. This International is one of DD Jacobs's trucks.
International Loadstar wheat truck that I drove for Jim Hansen Farms in Waitsburg Washington.


This section of pictures show some of Leonardo Truck Lines' trucks


This series was taken in feb 1993. The trucks belong to Emmert International and the load is the Spruce Goose on its final leg from Longbeach Calif. to McMinnville OR.


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