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#2623 – Yosemite Community College District

Initial Service

This Motor Coach Industries (MCI) model MC-5 was delivered new to Western Greyhound Lines in March 1964 as fleet number #2623. MCI built 300 model MC-5s in 1963 and 1964; 261 were assigned to Western Greyhound Lines.

Service History

#2623 was acquired by Yuba College in 1978. Its restroom was removed and the interior was reseated to 41 passengers. In 2000 the bus was acquired by the Yosemite Community College District in Modesto, CA where it was operated until 2011.

Pathway to PBM 

In 2011 it was acquired by Pacific Bus Museum member, Tom Harris, who donated #2623 to the Pacific Bus Museum in 2017.

What People Love

With their powerful v8 engines, drivers loved their MC-5s.

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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 #2623 are also needed at this time to complete this remaining work. All donations for bus #2623 will be placed in a Special Fund account exclusively for the restoration and maintenance of bus #2623. Please make a donation today to continue the restoration of bus #2623!

Make a "Pacific Bus Museum" donation to the Special Funds account for for bus #2623.

Support Bus #2623

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

The #2623 is in good mechanical condition. The exterior is in need of repainting. This bus is currently sitting in the MCI yard awaiting the exterior to be painted in its original 1964 Greyhound livery.

Ownership Snapshot

Original Owner: Western Greyhound Lines #2623

Acquired From: PBM member Tom Harris in 2017

Current Livery: Yosemite Community College District

Technical Specs

Year Built: 1964

Manufacturer: Motor Coach Industries, Pembina, North Dakota

Model: MC-5

Serial#: 5075

Powertrain: Transverse rear Detroit Diesel 8V-71 with a 4-speed mechanical transmission

Body: Stainless steel and aluminum monocoque body construction

Length: 35 ft

Width: 96 in

Seating: 41 reclining seats, underfloor baggage compartments, and air-conditioning

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