ICYMI: World's first semi-truck manufacturer, Fruehauf Trailer, was founded in Detroit 100 years ago

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ICYMI, we have a gallery featuring 44 historical photos of Detroit’s Fruehauf Trailer Company–The first semi-truck manufacturer in the world. 

Fruehauf was founded right here in Detroit in 1914.

To celebrate the company's centennial year, they shared with us a special selection of historical photos.

Even JFK was into them:

You can learn more about the complete history of the Fruehauf family and the internationally renowned company they created at singingwheels.com.
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