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Articles in regional publications that pertain to a wide range of North Carolina-related topics.

The Red Springs Mover Has Come Home Again

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Malcolm McLean of Robeson County founded the McLean Trucking Company. In 1956, he created containerized shipping, an approach that revolutionized the world of shipping. His idea was to build a tractor-trailer truck in which the trailer part could be lifted onto a ship or onto railroad cars, without anyone touching the contents, and transported to a particular destination, where it was loaded back onto a truck and delivered to the customers. In 1969, the company, Sea-Land Service, Inc., merged with another North Carolina company, RJ Reynolds.
We the People of North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 28 Issue 7, July 1970, p77-78, 119, il, por