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June 24, 2015
A 184-foot-long trailer built by Trail King Industries is taken for a test run on Tuesday at the Trail King west plant in Mitchell. The trailer took about eight weeks to build and can hold up to 360,000 pounds, according to Shawn Murtha, a Trail King sales consultant. Murtha said the trailer will be used to haul the generator portions of wind towers and transformers. (Caitlynn Peetz/Republic)
184-foot-long trailer test drive
June 24, 2015 - 4:32pm
December 1, 2014
Area schools participate in building challenge
December 1, 2014 - 5:05pm
November 19, 2013
Trail King test drives a 177-foot, 217,000-pound trailer around its manufacturing shop Monday in Mitchell. Trail King built the trailer, with a capacity of 360,000 pounds and 96 tires, for Crane Rental Corp. in Orlando, Fla. The engineering and building process started in May and was finished Monday with the customer picking up the trailer. The trailer retailed for $1.7 million, according to Shawn Murtha, with Trail King. It was disassembled for transport. (Sean Ryan/The Daily Republic)
PHOTO: Big trailer hits the road
November 19, 2013 - 2:44pm
April 12, 2012
Otis Keith welds a bracket to a trailer Thursday afternoon at Trail King Industries in Mitchell. While other parts of the country are struggling with job shortages, Trail King is looking to hire skilled workers. (Chris Huber/Republic)
Trail King among SD businesses struggling to find workers; low wages a factor
April 12, 2012 - 8:27pm
February 14, 2012
Trail King fire probe continues; leader praises response from those involved
February 14, 2012 - 11:05am
February 10, 2012
Mitchell firefighters spray down a filtration unit at the Trail King plant Friday in Mitchell after the unit caught fire just before noon. (Chris Huber/Republic)
Firefighters extinguish blaze at Trail King
February 10, 2012 - 2:26pm
October 8, 2011
Bruce Yakley, president of Trail King Industries, poses for a photo recently at the company's plant in Mitchell. Yakley said the company is hiring again following the national economic recession and he believes the company can "double in size." (Chris Huber/Republic)
Q&A: New Trail King leader sees growth in future
October 8, 2011 - 8:19am
January 5, 2011
Trail King sold for $40 million, says firm's former owner
January 5, 2011 - 3:15pm
October 6, 2010
Employees express optimism about change
October 6, 2010 - 8:07am
The Trail King sign is seen on the side of the Mitchell plant Tuesday. (Austin Kaus/Republic Photo)
Trail King sold to Chicago company
October 6, 2010 - 7:50am
June 28, 2010
The Modular Hydraulic Transport System, an off-road transport system with a 375,000-pound load capacity, is the first trailer of its kind to be produced in the United States, according to Trail King. The trailer has two sets of independently turning wheels and features other modifications designed to separate it from its European predecessors. (Photo courtesy of Trail King)
Trail King unveils new trailer model
June 28, 2010 - 7:49am
May 22, 2010
Building good relationships a priority for company head
May 22, 2010 - 12:00am
Carol Lowe is a North Carolina native who became president of Trail King Industries in November 2008. During her tenure, the company has seen numerous layoffs locally, but Trail King has been hiring in recent months. (Submitted photo)
Trail King makes strides toward better times
May 22, 2010 - 12:00am
May 13, 2010
A Trail King employee works a night shift in this August 2008 file photo. The local plant, which laid off 150 workers in 2009, has hired 41 workers since the beginning of the year and expects to add 39 more between now and the end of the year. (Laura Wehde/Republic Photo)
Trail King 'cautiously' adding employees
May 13, 2010 - 8:04am
January 8, 2010
Trail King official: Hike in N.D. jobs has 'no implication' on local workforce
January 8, 2010 - 8:20am