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Hibbing in Saint Louis County, Minnesota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

The “Hup”

 
 
The “Hup” Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 10, 1995
1. The “Hup” Marker
Inscription. On a Thursday, May 14, 1914 the first day of operations the men made $11.50. The second day they cleared $7.50. Three days later on a Saturday, they made $20.00 after expenses. The birth of a transportation system was started. They named it “Hibbing Transportation Co.” and the “hup” that would grown into the Greyhound Bus Co. “Sign on the bus” Hibbing to Alice $.15 (Inscription on the image at the top) Hibbing, Birthplace of the Bus Industry.
 
Location. 47° 26.3′ N, 92° 56.373′ W. Marker is in Hibbing, Minnesota, in Saint Louis County. Marker is on Greyhound Blvd. Touch for map. The marker is on the grounds of the Greyhound Bus Museum. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1201 Greyhound Blvd, Hibbing MN 55747, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Birthplace of Greyhound Lines (here, next to this marker); Train Depot / Street Car Bridge (approx. 0.2 miles away); Finnish Workers Hall (approx. 0.4 miles away); Moving the Town (approx. half a mile away); Business District (approx. half a mile away); Frank Hibbing
One of the first Greyhound Busses image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 10, 1995
2. One of the first Greyhound Busses
(approx. half a mile away); Schools (approx. half a mile away); Carnegie Library (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hibbing.
 
Categories. Roads & Vehicles
 
Old time Greyhound Bus image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 10, 1995
3. Old time Greyhound Bus
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 30, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 29, 2016, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 393 times since then and 212 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 29, 2016, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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