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wayneucv

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Help needed to identify Canadian Trucking Company
« on: February 09, 2010, 04:40:11 AM »
      I have attached a image from the 1957 CPR employees newsletter the " SPANNER" . The bottom right image shows a pair of piggyback flats with trailers. Does anyone recognise  who the trucking company is and what the colours are. My first thought is this might be  transport company from Quebec. I have not been able to find any photos to confirm  this.

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Help needed to identify Canadian Trucking Company
« on: February 09, 2010, 04:40:11 AM »

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Re: Help needed to identify Canadian Trucking Company
« Reply #1 on: October 18, 2010, 09:23:13 AM »
In follow up to this post; I have found another image showing part of this trailer in colour. Still unkown who the trucking company is.


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Re: Help needed to identify Canadian Trucking Company
« Reply #2 on: October 18, 2010, 12:17:49 PM »
Ouf!!! It's a really big challenge here ??? ??? ??? ???

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Re: Help needed to identify Canadian Trucking Company
« Reply #3 on: October 18, 2010, 12:50:41 PM »

Norton? From Stoney Creek.
Right-wing Old School.

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Re: Help needed to identify Canadian Trucking Company
« Reply #4 on: October 18, 2010, 01:24:55 PM »
I thought of Norton but I don't think they were big enough for piggyback to Montreal.
What about : Strathdee or maybe Finch and Sons?








edited to fix crappy spelling. :-[

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Re: Help needed to identify Canadian Trucking Company
« Reply #5 on: October 25, 2010, 05:44:09 PM »
Mrs Jo Anne Colby  of the CPR Archives was kind enough to tell me that the  van with the line down the side was  recorded as a Hunter unit   ................ she  could tell me no more.....    so either we have a Hunter Trucking, or Transport Co ,  neither of which i could find in the  business listing of Lovell`s  1956 - 1957       or may be this uint belonged to  the Hunter Douglas Company ,   which is a possibility .....


any one hear of a Hunter trucking outfit in Ontario   ,  would Kingsway  have had this in their little group at that time  1957 !!!

I do not think Smith was on a buying spree then   were they !!!      I know they picked  up Norman`s about that time   but Hunter ..  leaves me with  out any ideas at all .........


At least we know the  allocated name  on the unit Wyane was trying to identify .....   now for the rest !!!!!!!

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Re: Help needed to identify Canadian Trucking Company
« Reply #6 on: July 06, 2012, 12:55:21 PM »
I do not think that the trailer are from Norton Motor Lines Stoney Creek Ontario. The yellow strips appear wider than Norton's trailer had. My dad ran for Norton until 1959 and i never heard him talk about piggy backs or loads to or from Montreal.

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Re: Help needed to identify Canadian Trucking Company
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