In 1956 Post Cereal Company offered a free collection of toy Fruehauf Trailers manufactured by the F&F Mold and Die works of Dayton Ohio. The collection included five varieties of Fruehauf truck trailers, freight van, moving van, tanker, gooseneck and flatbed. All five models were produced in four different colors; yellow, orange, red, metallic aluminum. Each Model also came with either black or white wheels. The entire collection in the series totaled forty vehicles. All of these models could be found inside Post Grape-nuts Flakes boxes.
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. Planned for 2016 are 3 books, “The Fruehauf Promotional Story, 1926-1960” "Fruehauf and World Wars and the Military" and “Fruehauf, the First Name in Transportation” an in-depth analysis of the company’s history.
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Ruth A. Fruehauf and Darlene Norman.
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The Fruehauf Trailer
PO Box 5008-164
Mariposa, CA 95338