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#1 – Neighborhood Church of Castro Valley

Initial Service

This Blue Bird All American was bought, new, by the Neighborhood Church of Castro Valley in 1986 as #1.

Service History

#1 served this church from 1986 until 2020.

Pathway to PBM

It was donated to the Pacific Bus Museum, by the Neighborhood Church of Castro Valley, in August 2020.

What People Love

This Bluebird has a powerful 225hp with 636 cubic-inch V8 and an Allison 4-speed automatic transmission.

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How You Can Help

As a volunteer orginization, we are always looking for as much help as we can get. If you've got skills and time, and want to get your hands dirty, consider becoming a member.

If you don't want to contribute "hands-on", financial donations for the restoration of bus #1 are also needed at this time to complete this remaining work. All donations for bus #1 will be placed in a Special Fund account exclusively for the restoration and maintenance of bus #1. Please make a donation today to continue the restoration of bus #1!

Make a "Pacific Bus Museum" donation to the Special Funds account for for bus #1.

Support Bus #1

The Pacific Bus Museum is a non-profit, tax-exempt, volunteer organization registered in the state of California. We were granted tax-exempt status as a non-profit corporation by the IRS under 501 (c) 3 of the Internal Revenue Code Tax ID # 1683391. Donations to the Pacific Bus Museum are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law.

 

Restoration Status

Bus #1 is operable and in good mechanical condition. The body and interior are in good overall condition. At the present time, #1 is stored in Fremont, CA.

Ownership Snapshot

Original Owner: Neighborhood Church of Castro Valley

Acquired From: donated in 2020

Current Livery: 3Crosses #1

Technical Specs

Year Built: 1986

Manufacturer: Blue Bird Corporation, Fort Valley, GA

Model: All American

Serial#: 1BAB1BXA1GF070558

Powertrain: factory rebuilt Caterpillar 3208, Allison 4-speed automatic transmission

Length: 40 ft

Width: 96 in

Seating: 53 adults

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