Of A Big Gamble, City-Based Firm Going Strong After 50 Years
Posted: September 10, 2012
By DOUG MANNERS
Patty Cooney of Bridgewater helps her daughter, Brianna Calhoun, 7, as she climbs out of a Volvo 670 truck on display Saturday in Harrisonburg during Truck Enterprises Inc.’s 50th anniversary celebration. (Photos by Michael Reilly / DN-R)
Company chairman Jim Hartman poses in front of the 1959 Kenworth bought by his father, Dwight Hartman, who started the firm in 1962.
Dwight Hartman liked his 1959 green Kenworth truck so much he wanted to start selling the Seattle-based company’s vehicles in Harrisonburg.