Blaine Brothers History

Blaine Brothers has been a proud member of the trucking community for over 40 years, providing the best in trucking parts, service and sales.

  • 1979

    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.

  • 1980

    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.

  • 1983

    Blaine Brothers outgrew the Blaine building and moved to New Brighton.

    Fred Dally bought out his brother Rick.

  • 1984

    Blaine Brothers leased a larger building in the North Star Industrial Park in Blaine.

  • 1987

    Trailmobile Trailers closes their St. Paul branch. We buy the parts inventory and become a parts distributor.

  • 1991

    Blaine Brothers purchased the building in the North Star Industrial Park from the bank.

  • 1994

    Fred left the day-to-day operations and Dean Dally took over as General Manager.

  • 1996

    Blaine Brothers purchased two adjacent lots and expanded its parking area.

  • 1999

    Blaine Brothers becomes a Capacity (yard spotter trucks) dealer.

  • 2002

    Blaine Brothers built a repair facility in Cloquet Minnesota.

    Fruehauf Trailers closed its Saint Paul branch, Blaine Brothers purchased the parts inventory.

  • 2004

    Blaine Brothers in Blaine added onto the parts warehouse.

  • 2006

    Blaine Brothers moved to their current location, selling the old property to Medtronic.

  • 2007

    Dean Dally bought out Fred’s remaining interest to become the sole owner.

  • 2008

    Dean Dally purchased a 100% interest in North American Trailer Sales in Inver Grove Heights.

  • 2009

    Blaine Brothers added onto the building in Cloquet for North American Trailer.

  • 2012

    North American Trailer opened Stanley, ND to service customers in the Bakken Oil Fields.

  • 2013

    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.

  • 2016

    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.

  • 2019

    Blaine Brothers Clearwater branch breaks ground on their new facility.

    Blaine Brothers Inc. acquires Midwest Truck Service in Baldwin, WI.

  • 2020

    Blaine Brothers new Clearwater facility officially opens.

Blaine, MN

800.833.3257

10011 Xylite Street NE
Minneapolis, MN 55449

Cloquet, MN

888.280.6681

1325 Hwy 45
Cloquet, MN 55720

Clearwater, MN

320.558.9966

750 Heaton BLVD
Clearwater, MN 55320

Baldwin, WI

715.688.2404

2500 Alreich Ave
Baldwin, WI 54002

Truckaline

763.786.8863

10070 Davenport ST. NE
Blaine, MN 55449