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Shenandoah in Page County, Iowa — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Russell Gerdin

Coralville, Iowa

 
 
Russell Gerdin Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 2, 2015
1. Russell Gerdin Marker
Inscription.

Founded Heartland Express

 
Erected by City of Shenandoah.
 
Location. 40° 45.947′ N, 95° 22.501′ W. Marker is in Shenandoah, Iowa, in Page County. Marker is at the intersection of Maple Street and Sheridan Avenue, on the right when traveling north on Maple Street. Click for map. Marker is in the sidewalk. Marker is in this post office area: Shenandoah IA 51601, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A Community of the Arts (a few steps from this marker); Frederick L. Maytag (a few steps from this marker); Pete Kuyper (within shouting distance of this marker); Fleet Admiral William D. Leahy (within shouting distance of this marker); Thomas D. Murphy (within shouting distance of this marker); W. Eugene Lloyd (within shouting distance of this marker); Railroads and the Wabash Trace (within shouting distance of this marker); Charles E. Parker (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Shenandoah.
 
More about this marker. Marker is part of Shenandoah's Iowa Walk of Fame.
 
Also see . . .
1. Russell Gerdin Obituary in The Des Moines Register (2011)
Russell Gerdin Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 2, 2015
2. Russell Gerdin Marker
Looking north toward Sheridan Avenue
. (Submitted on August 24, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Russell Gerdin, Founder of Heartland Express, Dies at 70. (Submitted on August 24, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Remembering Russ Gerdin (Iowa State University College of Business). (Submitted on August 24, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 141 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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