Nevada's Teamsters, Truckers & Truck Stops: A Chronicle

Wadsworth Publishing
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This is a chronicle of trucking in the Silver State begins with the Teamsters of the late 1800s and follows the transportation trail as it progressed from bullwhacker to throttle jockey. It provides an insight into the building of Nevada-based trucking companies and is a narrative of early trucking The book will place the reader in the cab of a trucking time machine that covers over a hundred and fifty years of Nevada’s transportation industry.

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Born and raised in California, Jerry Aaron moved to Nevada in 1957 when his father’s occupation required they reside in Reno during the summer months.As a truck driver during the late 1960s and 1970s, the author traveled many miles throughout Nevada and other western states. Being somewhat of a history buff, he developed a respect for those early travelers that ventured into the vastness of Nevada and the west and the hardships they faced.

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Publisher
Wadsworth Publishing
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Published on
Jun 1, 2015
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Pages
198
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ISBN
9781889243689
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Language
English
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Genres
Transportation / Automotive / Trucks
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This content is DRM protected.
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