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11415
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On December 1, 1941, R. Y. Sharpe opened his business, Pilot Freight Carriers, Inc., in Winston-Salem. Today, the company, still family-owned, is among the country's major truck lines. Pilot has forty-four terminals along its routes, with 850 tractors, 1,700 trailers, and other specialized carriers to move the freight. The staff numbers around 2,200. Sharpe, president of the company, is featured in We the People of North Carolina magazine's Businessman in the News.
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We the People of North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 33 Issue 7, July 1975, p13-14, 16, por
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11420
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Warren H. Wheeler was a Piedmont Airlines pilot six years ago. Wheeler Flying Service was a sideline one pilot (himself) and one plane. Today he still flies for Piedmont, but his company, Wheeler Airlines has eleven planes and twenty-eight employees. Wheeler is a commuter airline serving North Carolina and Norfolk, Virginia with twelve flights daily.
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We the People of North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 33 Issue 7, July 1975, p63, 100-101, il
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11419
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Currently housed at Duke University, the National Driving Center will move to its new home in the Research Triangle Park at the end of 1975. The center is the \"only safety organization in the country that is devoted specifically to the driver and to the aspects of driving that he affects and that affect him.\"
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We the People of North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 33 Issue 7, July 1975, p50-51, 97-98, il, por
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11418
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There are twenty-four railroad companies operating in North Carolina, from the Aberdeen and Rockfish (46.92 miles) to the Yancey Railroad (12.83 miles). Gross revenues amounted to $227 million in 1972 in North Carolina alone. However, profits are not as bountiful as passenger travel declines and fuel prices go up. This article examines some of the problems facing railroads.
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11416
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Jacob F. Alexander is Governor James Holshouser's third Secretary of Transportation in the space of two years. He discusses upcoming issues and programs in the department.
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We the People of North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 33 Issue 7, July 1975, p22-23, 94-95, por
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11417
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On July 1, 1975, the reorganized Department of Transportation came into being. It had been operating on an interim basis since 1973, until the General Assembly passed on the final details. This article presents information on the department.
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11421
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The Carolina Motor Club, headquartered in Charlotte, organized in 1922 under the direction of Coleman W. Roberts. The club was an early pioneer in the field of tourism in a time when most travelers just passed through the state.
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