#60-1168 1/64 Rapid Roberts Inc. Peterbilt Model 389 with 36" Flat Top Sleeper & Heil Fuel Tank Trailer
Stock #60-1168 - die-cast metal cab with rubber tires, opening hood, steerable front wheels. Metal trailer with rubber tires, adjustable trailer stands. Made by First Gear Die-Cast Promotions, 12.5"L x 2.25"H x 1 5/8"W, for ages 14 & up. Not designed or recommended for child's play.
President and CEO, Rob Wilson has roots in the gasoline business that go back three generations starting in 1928 with his grandfather, R.V. “Stormy” Wilson, who operated “Wilson’s Conoco”. In 1962 Rob’s father, Bob “Blackie” Wilson, purchased Stone County Oil Company. Rapid Roberts continues the tradition today by being a branded marketer with Conoco/Phillips and presently offers their fuel at 29 of its locations. Rob continues to keep strong ties with the communities in the Ozarks by growing the company within the region.
Rapid Robert’s Inc. opened its first store in 1983 in Crane, Missouri. Today, it is headquartered in Springfield, Missouri, operates 32 convenience stores and employs over 200 people in the various communities they serve. Over the past 35 plus years, Rapid Robert’s has grown to be one of the most well-known names throughout the Ozarks.