Bus #3 was delivered new to the Notamas Unified School District in Sacramento, California in 1968 and spent over 35 years transporting students for the school district. After 2003 #3 was used occasionally a spare bus. During this time the school district refurbished bus #3 inside and out and maintained it in like new condition . Bus #3 was donated to the PBM in November 2014.
Manufacturer: Crown Coach Corporation, Los Angeles, CA
Model: A-743-11 Serial: 35581 Built: 1968
Power train: 220 Cummins Diesel engine w/ Fuller 5 speed manual trans- mission.
Body: Steel. Length: 35 ft. – Width: 96 in.
Seating capacity: 79 students/53 adult passengers
Natomas #3 is currently stored in Fremont, CA. it is complete and operable.
Support the PBM’s bus preservation efforts by joining the museum’s Adopt-A-Bus program. Adopt this bus by contributing to a Special Fund account reserved for Natomas #3. All funds donated to the Natomas #3 Special Fund account will be used exclusively for the maintenance and/or restoration of this bus. To donate to this bus please specify Natomas #3 on your donation.