Susanna McLeod

Susanna McLeod

Glimpses of Canadian History : Email: Scribbles@cogeco.ca

Archive for June 2012

Canada’s Trucking Industry – the First Trucks

First Commercial Trucks in Canada were Electric-Powered Carriages Simpson’s store and Parker’s Dye Works boldly used the new horseless vehicles to enhance their delivery services to customers. They were pioneers of the trucking industry There weren’t many roads, just dusty, dirt paths, mostly. There were a few paved city streets, but no such things as… (read more)