The company was started in 1979, doing service calls out of a 1969 Ford pickup.
Two brothers (Fred & Rick Dally) started the business in Blaine, hence the name “Blaine Brothers.”
Rented a shop in Blaine and started doing shop repairs in late 1979.
Our first tow truck. We had a tow body mounted on a truck we obtained when a customer couldn’t pay their bill. The one pictured is an upgraded truck from the original.
Blaine Brothers outgrew the Blaine building and moved to New Brighton.
Fred Dally bought out his brother Rick.
Blaine Brothers leased a larger building in the North Star Industrial Park in Blaine.
Trailmobile Trailers closes their St. Paul branch. We buy the parts inventory and become a parts distributor.
Blaine Brothers purchased the building in the North Star Industrial Park from the bank.
Fred left the day-to-day operations and Dean Dally took over as General Manager.
Blaine Brothers purchased two adjacent lots and expanded its parking area.
Blaine Brothers becomes a Capacity (yard spotter trucks) dealer.
Blaine Brothers built a repair facility in Cloquet Minnesota.
Fruehauf Trailers closed its Saint Paul branch, Blaine Brothers purchased the parts inventory.
Blaine Brothers in Blaine added onto the parts warehouse.
Blaine Brothers moved to their current location, selling the old property to Medtronic.
Dean Dally bought out Fred’s remaining interest to become the sole owner.
Dean Dally purchased a 100% interest in North American Trailer Sales in Inver Grove Heights.
Blaine Brothers added onto the building in Cloquet for North American Trailer.
North American Trailer opened Stanley, ND to service customers in the Bakken Oil Fields.
Blaine Brothers opened Clearwater branch.
Blaine Brothers joins HDA Truck Pride.
Blaine Brothers purchases TruckAline in Blaine.
Dean Dally purchases Hydraulic Specialty, Inc. in Fridley.
The company was named Distributor of the Year in 2016 by Truck Parts & Service magazine.
North American Trailer relocated to their state-of-the-industry facility in Inver Grove Heights, Minn.
2017 - 2019
2017, 2018 & 2019 #1 in Capacity Parts Sales
2017 & 2018 #2 in Capacity Truck Sales.
Blaine Brothers Clearwater branch breaks ground on their new facility.
Blaine Brothers Inc. acquires Midwest Truck Service in Baldwin, WI.
Blaine Brothers new Clearwater facility officially opens.
North American Trailer opens a branch in Chippewa Falls, WI.
North American Trailer celebrates 40-year anniversary.
Blaine Brothers Scanlon celebrates 20-year anniversary.
The Blaine Brothers Family of Companies opens a 25,000 sq ft parts distribution facility in St. Paul, MN.