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Not all bus pioneers were men. Helen Schulz started the Red Ball Transportation Company in 1922. The route ran from Waterloo to Des Moines, Iowa. Schulz successfully faced challenges like competition from rival bus lines and the railroad, government regulations, and poor highways. Schulz sold Red Ball to Jefferson Highway and Transportation Company in 1930. THF.108453 Gift of William Luke.

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