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What Remains Now » Blog Archive » The Most Famous Greyhound Of All
What comes to most people’s minds when they hear the word “Greyhound?” I’ll bet it’s “bus.” Greyhound Lines, Inc. had its humble beginnings in Hibbing, Minnesota. Carl Eric Wickman was a Swedish immigrant who came to the US in 1905 and worked as a drill operator in the iron ore mines. In 1914, while laid off, he began a bus service, transporting mine workers for 15¢ a ride from Hibbing to Alice, Minnesota. How did the company come to be known as Greyhound? Here are three stories: In 1921, the first intercity buses were introduced. Manufactured by Fageol for Safety Coach Lines of Muskegon, Michigan, the buses were dubbed “greyhounds” because of their gray paint and sleek appearance. (Official story – greyhound.com ) In 1926, Wickman’s line was known as “Blue Goose…