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The History of Emrick's Van & Storage

Humble Beginnings: Emrick’s Bus, Baggage and Transfer Line – THE OKLAHOMA TIMES JOURNAL – Oct 19th 1893


Emrick’s Established in 1894 – THE PERRY DAILY TIMES – Jan 12th 1894


Dissolutions Notice: Enid Transfer and Storage vs Emrick’s – THE ENID WEEKLY WAVE – Oct 6th 1904

Let’s travel back to 1893. Our fearless founders braved the weather by horse-drawn wagon to move items all over Oklahoma and Southern Kansas. These pioneers forged the path through dirt or gravel roads in sturdy wagons with wooden or metal wheels. In 1904, the new moving company was established to what eventually became Emrick’s Van & Storage.


Oil to Go Down – THE ENID WEEKLY WAVE – Jan 26th 1905

“The National Oil Co, has established and agency in Enid. Decreasing the price 15 cents by next Monday. Emrick Transfer Co. will be the agents for the National People and are delivering oil today”


Enid Transfer & Storage – THE ENID EVENTS – March 1st 1906


Purchasing Pelton Dray Line – THE ENID EVENTS – May 24th 1906


Warehouse Sold: Change of Base – THE ENID EVENTS – April 4th 1907


Enid Transfer CO. Incorporates – THE ENID EVENTS – June 6th 1907


Prosperity Tide is High: Volume of Wholesale Business Rapidly Expanding – ENID DAILY EAGLE – March 31st 1909


Enid Transfer Co. Buys Old Alton Building – THE ENID EVENTS – June 10th 1909