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Fox4KC Visits Best Kept Secret in KC: American Truck Historical Society
November 9, 2023

Fox4KC Visits Best Kept Secret in KC: American Truck Historical Society

Fox4KC visits ATHS and gives a quick tour of the facility and exhibits, and interviews Brad Patterson of the ATHS staff.

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ATIL Hall of Fame Inductees and Awardees Honored for Trucking Achievements
October 31, 2023

ATIL Hall of Fame Inductees and Awardees Honored for Trucking Achievements

Congratulations to the six titans of the trucking world who were inducted into the American Trucking and Industry Leader Hall of Fame on October 25.

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ATHS awards three 2023 academic scholarships; 2024 scholarship amounts to triple
July 18, 2023

ATHS awards three 2023 academic scholarships; 2024 scholarship amounts to triple

The American Truck Historical Society announced its two George Schroyer Memorial Scholarship recipients and the Cummins Scholarship recipient at its ATHS Awards Banquet in June. Congratulations to the following:

  • Nathan Doll (Ohio), Schroyer Scholar
  • Rebecca Sabo (Ohio, Schroyer Scholar
  • Rabeka Liberto (Wisconsin), Cummins Scholar

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Four Trucking Industry Leaders to be Inducted into Hall of Fame – Save the date for October 25, 2023
June 29, 2023

Four Trucking Industry Leaders to be Inducted into Hall of Fame – Save the date for October 25, 2023

ATIL Hall of Fame Chair Tom Mullen (Linesville, PA) announced at the ATHS Awards Banquet that the following pioneers would be honored during an induction ceremony at the ATHS home office in Kansas City, Missouri on October 25, 2023.

  • American Trucking Associations
  • Harry Kent and Edgar Worth, founders of Kenworth
  • Frank Seiberling, founder of The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company
  • Al and Don Schneider, founder of Schneider National Inc

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ATHS National Convention and Truck Show Goes Big in Reno, Nevada, Mark Calendars for June 6-8, 2024, in York, Pennsylvania
June 20, 2023

ATHS National Convention and Truck Show Goes Big in Reno, Nevada, Mark Calendars for June 6-8, 2024, in York, Pennsylvania

The American Truck Historical Society (ATHS) hosted its annual National Convention and Truck Show in Reno, Nevada, June 8-10. “There were 837 trucks displayed at the Grand Sierra Resort
over the three-day event. And ATHS welcomed around 7,000 spectators,” reported ATHS Convention Manager Lea Ann Reed.

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ATHS National Convention & Truck Show makes its debut in Reno in two short weeks
May 25, 2023

ATHS National Convention & Truck Show makes its debut in Reno in two short weeks

Reno, Nevada will be bustling in just two weeks with more than 800 trucks arriving for the ATHS National Convention & Truck Show.

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ATHS National Convention & Truck Show Rolling into Reno
May 17, 2023

ATHS National Convention & Truck Show Rolling into Reno

The American Truck Historical Society will host its National Convention & Truck Show in Reno, Nevada from June 8-10, 2023. Spectators can expect to see hundreds of historic trucks of all shapes and sizes on display at the Grand Resort Hotel & Casino, 2500 E 2nd St., Reno, Nevada.

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Former Cummins Vice President, General Manager Appointed to Hall of Fame Advisory Committee
April 4, 2023

Former Cummins Vice President, General Manager Appointed to Hall of Fame Advisory Committee

The American Truck Historical Society has appointed Amy Boerger as a member of the American Trucking and Industry Leader Hall of Fame Advisory Committee.

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Plan now for the 2023 ATHS National Convention & Truck Show in Reno
March 28, 2023

Plan now for the 2023 ATHS National Convention & Truck Show in Reno

Register now for the 2023 ATHS National Convention & Truck Show in Reno, Nevada, June 8-10. The Early Bird deadline is March 31, but ATHS welcomes all who want to attend and will take registrations onsite. “The $10 savings per registrant is beneficial when a family attends the Convention & Truck Show. Don’t forget 12 and under are free!” said Executive Director Laurence Gration.

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National Convention & Truck Show heading to Reno in June
January 18, 2023

National Convention & Truck Show heading to Reno in June

The American Truck Historical Society is busy preparing for its biggest event of the year – the National Convention & Truck Show! The 2023 event is June 8-10 at the Grand Sierra Resort in Reno, Nevada.

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Founders of Freightliner Trucks, Iowa 80 Group, and Old Dominion Freight Line Inducted into the American Trucking and Industry Leader Hall of Fame
November 3, 2022

Founders of Freightliner Trucks, Iowa 80 Group, and Old Dominion Freight Line Inducted into the American Trucking and Industry Leader Hall of Fame

The American Trucking and Industry Leader (ATIL) Hall of Fame celebrated its annual induction ceremony recently at the home office of the American Truck Historical Society in Kansas City, Missouri. Honorees included Leland James, founder of Freightliner Trucks; Earl and Lillian Congdon, founders of Old Dominion Freight Line; and Bill and Carolyn Moon, founders of the Iowa 80 Group.

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2nd Annual ATIL Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony is October 26
October 19, 2022

2nd Annual ATIL Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony is October 26

Five pioneers from three segments of the trucking industry will be inducted into the American Trucking and Industry Leader (ATIL) Hall of Fame during a ceremony at the American Truck Historical Society’s home office in Kansas City on Wednesday, October 26.

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Founders of Old Dominion, Freightliner, and Iowa 80 to be inducted into Hall of Fame
June 30, 2022

Founders of Old Dominion, Freightliner, and Iowa 80 to be inducted into Hall of Fame

During its National Convention and Truck Show in Springfield, Illinois, the American Truck Historical Society announced its inductees for The American Trucking and Industry Leader (ATIL) Hall of Fame. ATIL Hall of Fame Chair Tom Mullen (Linesville, PA) and Vice Chair John Vannatta (Leonardtown, MD), announced at the ATHS Awards Banquet earlier this month that the following pioneers would be honored during an induction ceremony at the ATHS home office in Kansas City, Missouri on October 26, 2022.

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ATHS National Convention and Truck Show has another great show in Springfield, Illinois
June 16, 2022

ATHS National Convention and Truck Show has another great show in Springfield, Illinois

Last week, the American Truck Historical Society (ATHS) hosted its annual National Convention and Truck Show in Springfield, Illinois. Over 700 trucks and more than 6,500 spectators filled the Illinois State Fairgrounds every day from June 9 to 11. Initially concerned about the high price of diesel and the aftermath of Covid, ATHS picked correctly when they set their sights on Springfield Illinois for 2022, particularly after the government shut the convention down in 2020.

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National Convention and Truck Show features celebrity meet and greet, silent auction, and learning sessions
May 26, 2022

National Convention and Truck Show features celebrity meet and greet, silent auction, and learning sessions

The American Truck Historical Society is hosting the National Convention & Truck Show in Springfield, Illinois at the State Fairgrounds in a few weeks — June 9-11. For more information visit ATHS.org/convention. It is expected that there will be thousands of spectators attending and enjoying the hundreds of historic trucks on display. But what some may not know is that the event is much ‘more than a truck show’ not only for ATHS members but also for guests.

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Cummins supports preserving trucking history
May 11, 2022

Cummins supports preserving trucking history

The American Truck Historical Society (ATHS) introduces a new opportunity for stakeholders to be active in the future and growth of the organization: Visionary Partners. ATHS welcomes Cummins Inc. as its first Visionary Partner. Cummins specializes in a broad range of products and solutions including advanced diesel, fuel agnostic, natural gas, electrified power, hydrogen fuel cell as well as related components and technology.

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National Convention and Truck Show – June 9-11 in Springfield, Illinois, MORE than just a truck show
April 27, 2022

National Convention and Truck Show – June 9-11 in Springfield, Illinois, MORE than just a truck show

The American Truck Historical Society kicks off its National Convention & Truck Show, on June 9-11 in Springfield, Illinois. ATHS reports that the 2022 registration numbers look good. “We are tracking ahead of 2021 numbers for both truck and attendee registrations.

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