Quirin Walz Collection
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Tri-City News Nov. 21, 1999 article
about the Teamsters Museum when they were located on School House Road in Coquitlam, BC
October 4, 2001 Tri-City Life article with pictures and an article about when Gordon Henry and Norm Lynch were awarded with the American Truck Historical Society (ATHS) Golden Achievement Award. This is awarded to individuals and companies that have operated for 50 or more consecutive years.



Back in the 1960's, when Quin was working for Ocean Cement, the company hired a photographer to shoot some promo pictures of the company. Quin got to pose with his Freightliner COE. Years later Quin found a Motor Carrier magazine with his picture in it. Here is the picture of Quin taken at the New Westminster Ocean Cement depot.
Quin at Departure Bay ferry terminal
in Nanaimo, BC
Before the Roger Pass was completed, these were the routes for trucks leaving Vancouver, BC and heading east.



Quinn with a G.I.L.L. Freightliner Bubblenose taken at Ucross, Wyoming, east of Sheridan. GILL White Freightliner 'Bubblenose'. The driver is Quirin 'Quin' Walz.
The picture was taken along Columbia Street in New Westminster. That's the Pattulla Bridge in the background.
Quinn Walz with a G.I.L.L. KW Bullnose
taken at Ucross, Wyoming, east of Sheridan
G.I.L.L. trucks and drivers - Left to Right:
Lorne Edmundson, Bob Ried, Dave Gerow, Quirin Walz, Jack Wetzel and Al Peach. Taken Sioux City, Nebraska.



Quirin Walz at Kettle Falls, WA PIX Kenworth Bullnose taken at Spokane, WA
Joe Ellison's brand new PIX (Pacific Inland Express) Peterbilt parked near a Peterbilt dealership in Calgary, Alberta. Joe had this Pete custom build in California and delivered to Calgary. Joe Ellison Collection. A great shot of a PIX Canadian Kenworth taken in front of the PNE (Pacific National Exihibition) grounds in Vancouver, BC. Joe Ellison Collection.



Lyle Cody's Ford.
Quirin Walz on the top of the Stevens Pass.
Vancouver-Alberta Hayes Clipper
Ted Havens on Stevens Pass in Washington.
A Reo tractor and a Brown trailer taken at Marysville, WA. Vancouver-Alberta Freightlines at Leavenworth, WA.
Lyle Cody's two cabover Ford trucks.



Lorne Kroeker beside a Public Freightways International DCOF-405 tanker.





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