From left; Ed Welburn; former VP of Global Design for General Motors, Alberto Bombassei; President of Brembo, Jack Roush founder and CEO of ROUSH Performance & Roush Fenway Racing; Ruth Fruehauf; granddaughter of 2017 Automotive Hall of Fame Inductee August Fruehauf, inventor of the semi-trailer and founder of the Fruehauf Trailer Company. For more info: http://www.automotivehalloffame.org/
The advancement of transportation accelerated the economic growth of all industries in the industrial booming United States. The Fruehauf Trailer Company contributed to the advancement of American industry.
Ruth Ann Fruehauf and Darlene Norman have dedicated hard work, determination and intuition to bringing this project to life. This is the ongoing investigation and reporting of their efforts.
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We are Social
An organization dedicated to the preservation of the history of Fruehauf Trailer Company and the Fruehauf family legacy.
The society has created historical books and a traveling exhibit rich with Fruehauf memorabilia and archival materials. Our next book, “Fruehauf, the First Name in Transportation” an in-depth analysis of the company’s history will be published soon.
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Ruth A. Fruehauf and Darlene Norman.
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The Fruehauf Trailer
PO Box 5008-164
Mariposa, CA 95338