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By Jeff Lakaszcyck - Tuesday, May 22, 2012 1:24 PM
Early '30's semi. Emblems removed.

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By john gott - Tuesday, May 22, 2012 1:26 PM
Sterling
By Brocky - Tuesday, May 22, 2012 1:28 PM
Corbitt
By Bill White - Tuesday, May 22, 2012 1:37 PM
Gotfredson
By clyde318 - Tuesday, May 22, 2012 2:00 PM
Transamerican was out of Detroit,so I'll agree with Bill. Gotfredson.
By Stretch - Tuesday, May 22, 2012 2:54 PM
Gotta be Gottfredson
By Don MacKenzie - Tuesday, May 22, 2012 3:20 PM
Benjamin Gotfredson started Transamerican Freight Lines with a handful of GOTFREDSON Trucks about 1929. I will assume he possessed Brand Loyalty and acquired additional units of which this is one.
By Autocarjim - Tuesday, May 22, 2012 3:20 PM
Gottfredson
By Glee Pitney - Wednesday, May 23, 2012 1:25 AM
I go for Gotfredson, too. In the late 40s and early 50s Transamerican was the only large carrier that would not interchange trailers, which was very common as there were regional and not nation-wide carriers at that time. Glee
By Jeff Lakaszcyck - Wednesday, May 23, 2012 12:52 PM
It is Gotfredson out of Detroit, and Bill White has it. Don and Glee have provided more info than I could. All I know is that this Gotfredson Diesel appeared in Commercial Car Journal in October 1933 in an article on diesel trucks in the midwest and far west.

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