Northeast Oregon since 1947.
|Lostine, Oregon with
a population of only 245, is the headquarters of one of the
most diversified transportation businesses in the state of Oregon.
|The name 'Moffit'
usually brings to mind school buses and road construction. Few
realize, however, how extensive the operation actually is and
how far it has come since it began, with two teenage Lostine
boys digging a little gravel out of river beds many years ago.
|Those two lads, Kenneth
and Max Moffit, are the oldest of four sons of M.R. and Velma
Moffit, who arrived in Wallowa County in 1913.
|Kenneth and Max got
their start in school bus transportation. Through the years
the Moffits built their bus fleet and pursued other ventures
such as excavation.
|An important sideline
to the Moffit Transportation business started in 1965 with the
addition of a charter bus service, now boasting ten charter
buses that travel all over the western USA and Canada.
|The Moffit Bros. Construction
part of the partnership now owns and operates many rigs, including
dump trucks, graders, several crawler tractors, excavators, water trucks
and other related equipment.
|With success in all
their ventures as an integral part of their life, Kenneth and
Max Moffit seem to many to epitomize the virtues of the American
work ethic, and both strongly voice their belief in the free