Customer Stories

September 28, 2016

Timeless Family Memories: Gaylon Lum Owens

Montana Serial Entrepreneur The entrepreneurs of the world have been blessed with an overactive, innovative mindset. From Henry Ford’s assembly line system to Elon Musk’s Interplanetary Transport System, SpaceX, they’ve been responsible for changes that have affected all our lives. Gaylon Owens was just such a man. His Father nicknames him after the 1940’s radio comedian Lum of the comedy duo “Lum and Abner.” At the age of 16, “Lum” entered the timber industry as a tail-sawyer in a tie plant. In 1958 he purchased a used Mack log truck, with funds borrowed from his mother. That was the start […]