Business & Finance: Trailers On Trains

Residents near the tracks of the Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific have recently noticed passing trains of flat cars bearing trailer vans, two to a car and painted canary yellow with red wheels and a blue diamond insignia: "KEESHIN — Dependable Service." That such trailer-trains marked the birth of a new composite form of transportation became generally apparent last week when the Manhattan banking house of Lehman Bros. bubbled over with news that it is backing Keeshin Motor Express Co. of Chicago with enough money to make it the first nationwide trucking company....

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