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Ed Vadnais

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PBM – The Paddle: September/October 1999

Line 8, Run 5

  • Bus Photos
  • Presidents Message
  • Welcome Aboard New Members
  • New PBM Website Address!!! – Update Your Bookmarks”
  • PBM Secretary, John McKane Resigns
  • New Appointments Made to Handle Increased PBM Activities
  • New PBM Merchandise Planned
  • Recent PBM Activities
  • PBM Attends GGRM Raildays!!!
  • Members Making News
  • Recent Donations to the PBM
  • PBM Members and Their Buses
  • Photos of PBM Members Buses
  • . and that’s the way things were by Jerry Squier

AirporTransit, Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District (AC Transit), ATC Vancom, Chicago Transit Authority, Crown Coach, Fageol, Falcon Charter Service, Fitzjohn, Flxible, Ford, Gray Line, Greyhound, Highland Transit (HT), Inglewood City Lines, Key System Transit Lines (KSTL), Long Beach Motor Bus Co, Los Angeles Railway, Mack, Marmon-Herrington, Metro Coach Lines, Motor Coach Industries (MCI), Pacific Electric, Royal Coach Tours, San Diego Transit (SDT), San Pedro Motor Bus Association, Sunset Stages, Unitrans UC Davis, Wayne, West Valley Charter Lines, Western Greyhound Lines, White Motors


PBM History

In 2017 PBM Member, Ron Medaglia, wrote this article on the history of the Pacific Bus Museum, entitled “The Pacific Bus Museum From Hobby to Formal Museum”, for the National Bus Trader magazine.

American Stage Tours, General Motors, GM Truck & Coach Division, Niles Canyon Railway, Niles Coach Lines, Royal Coach Tours, Scenic Hyway Tours, Twin Coach, UC Davis Transit System, Union Pacific Railroad, Unitrans UC Davis, West Coast Motor Coach Museum



PBM – The Paddle: March/April 1999

Line 8, Run 2

  • Remember to Vote!
  • Bus Photos
  • President’s Message
  • Membership Renewal
  • Welcome Aboard New Members
  • Election of Officers
  • The PBM’s #7103 Repaired
  • Recent Activities at Fremont
  • Recent PBM Board Meeting Summaries
  • PBM Members Making News
  • Recent Donations to the PBM
  • Hawaii Five-O Bus Sightings

Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District (AC Transit), Cummins, Flxible, Golden Gate Transit, Greyhound, Honolulu Rapid Transit (HRT), Mack, Market Street Railway, Motor Coach Industries (MCI), Niles Canyon Railway, Orange County Transit District, Royal Coach Tours, San Francisco SF MUNI, SunLine Transit Agency, Torrance Transit, West Valley Charter Lines, Western Greyhound Lines, Yellow Coach builder


PBM – The Paddle: January/February 1999

Line 8, Run 1

  • Welcome to the new Paddle!
  • Recalling bus activities from the past!
  • New Masthead
  • President’s Message from Jim Husing
  • Your Membership Renewal!
  • Welcome New Members
  • Photos
  • PBM Election Announcement
  • Update on the Niles Canyon Bus Service
  • Recent Activity With PBM Buses
  • Work Parties at Fremont
  • Recent donations to the PBM
  • and that’s the way things were by Jerry Squier

ACF Brill, Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District (AC Transit), Barrett Transportation, Cummins, Flxible, Golden Gate Transit, Gray Line, Hall-Scott, Lang Transportation Co, Long Beach Motor Bus Co, Mack, Niles Canyon Railway, Niles Coach Lines, Orange County Transit District, Pacific City Lines, Pasadena City Lines, Peerless Stages, Royal Coach Tours, San Francisco SF MUNI, Santa Cruz Metropolitan Transit District, SunLine Transit Agency, White Motors, Yellow Coach builder


PBM – The Paddle: September/October 1998

Line 7, Run 5

  • Beck Mainliners operated by the Gray Line of San Francisco
  • Oahu Transit Services (TheBus) #330
  • PBM to Begin Vintage Bus Operation
  • PBM Receives Its First Corporate Membership
  • Twining Bus Memorabilia Auction To Be Held
  • Encouraging News on PBM Bus #7103
  • Recent Work Party at Fremont
  • Progress on the Fixible “Clipper” Project
  • PBM Member Mary Golden Dies
  • Bus Driver Apparel Donated To the PBM
  • Adopt – A -Bus Program Continued
  • Holiday Gift Ideas
  • Recent Donations to the PBM
  • Welcome New Members
  • Honolulu Replaces Its Trolley Coach Fleet
  • President’s Message by Jim Husing

Brill IC, C.D. Beck Co., Cummins, General Motors, Gillig, Gray Line, Honolulu Rapid Transit (HRT), International Harvester, Mack, Niles Canyon Railway, Oahu Transit Services


PBM – The Paddle: May/June 1998

Line 7, Run 3

  • SCRTD #7103 at an MTA bus roadeo
  • PBM’s Torrance Transit #341
  • PBM Election Results
  • PBM Attending Car Shows
  • Progress on Fixible “Clipper”
  • Dept. Of Corrections
  • Adopt-A-Bus Program Continued
  • Recent Donations to the PBM
  • Welcome New Members… and that’s the way things were by Jerry Squier
  • President’s Message by Jim Husing

All West Coachlines, Culver City Municipal Bus Lines, Flxible, Gardena Municipal Bus Lines, Montebello Municipal Bus Lines, Pacific Electric, Santa Monica Municipal Bus Lines (SMMBL), Southern California RTD (SCRTD), SunLine Transit Agency, Torrance Municipal Bus Lines, Torrance Transit, Torrence Municipal Bus Line


PBM – The Paddle: March/April 1998

Line 7, Run 2

  • Peerless Stages #246 at the San Francisco Zoo
  • PBM coach #126 in Southern California
  • Election of Officers
  • PBM “Culver City Cruise” Excursion Report
  • Work Parties At Fremont
  • Progress Report on Fixible “Clipper” Project
  • Summaries of Recent PBM Business Meetings
  • Adopt-A-Bus Program Continued
  • “PAC WEST BUS RALLY” Makes News In The United Kingdom
  • “Square Wheels On The Interstate” By Bob Beard
  • PBM Member Gets New Post
  • Recent Donations To The PBM
  • Welcome New Members
  • and that’s the way things were by Jerry Squier
  • LATL 6164  Yellow Coach
  • LATL 6324 GM TD-4506
  • President’s Message by Jim Husing

All West Coachlines, Antelope Valley Lines, Culver CityBus, Flxible, General Motors, GM Truck & Coach Division, Greyhound, Los Angeles Transit Lines (LATL), Niles Canyon Railway, Oklahoma Transportation Company, Penninsula Charter Lines, Rapid Transit Society, Royal Coach Tours, San Francisco SF MUNI, Santa Clara County Transit District (SCCTD), Santa Monica Municipal Bus Lines (SMMBL), Virginia Stage Lines, Western Railway Museum, Yellow Coach builder


PBM – The Paddle: January/February 1998

Line 7, Run 1

  • Upcoming Year BOD Election
  • “Fixible Clipper Project” Of to a Rousing Start
  • Work Parties in Fremont
  • PBM to Attend Bus Conversion’s Convention
  • “Adopt-A-Bus” Program
  • Donations to the PBM
  • Welcome New Members
  • and that’s the way things were by Jerry Squier
  • President’s Message by Jim Husing

Asbury Rapid Transit System, Carey Coach, Flxible, General Motors, Gray Line, Los Angeles Transit Lines (LATL), Metropolitan Coach Lines, Pacific Electric, Pacific Stage Lines, Southern California RTD (SCRTD), Western Greyhound Lines


PBM – The Paddle: July/August 1997

Line 6, Run 4

  • Humbolt Motor Stages #36 – 1935 Yellow Coach
  • SamTrans #150 – Flxible
  • Stephen Schwarzwald Dies
  • PBM Board of Directors Meeting Highlights
  • New PBM Membership Classes
  • Delay in Inaugerating New PBM Telephone Hotline
  • Repair Work on PBM Buses #246 and #3270
  • New PBM T-Shirts
  • New PBM Associate Editor
  • PBM Buses Prepped for PAC WEST BUS RALLY
  • PBM Excursion on Golden Gate Transit Set for October
  • Report From the PAC WEST BUS RALLY
  • Bus Notes from Sean Davies
  • Donations to the PBM
  • Welcome New Members
  • Office Equipment Needed
  • and that’s the way things were by Jerry Squier
  • President’s Message by Jim Husing

Flxible, Humboldt Motor Stages, Long Beach Public Transit, Long Beach Public Transportation, Pacific Greyhound Lines, Royal Coach Tours, SamTrans, Seattle Metro, Terminal Island Transit Co., West Coast Transit Company, Yellow Coach builder


PBM – The Paddle: May/June 1997

Line 6, Run 3

  •  PBM Telephone Hotline
  • PBM Board Election Results
  • PBM Members Help Celebrate 60th Anniversary of Trans-Bay Bus Service
  • PBM to Temporarily Store Market Street Railway Bus
  • PBM Interested in Vacant Military Sites for Bus Storage
  • and that’s the way things were by Jerry Squier – part 3
  • President’s Message by Jim Husing

Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District (AC Transit), All West Coachlines, Flxible, Ford, Key System Transit Lines (KSTL), Mack, Market Street Railway, Ontario Electric Railway, Southern California RTD (SCRTD), Western Railway Museum


PBM – The Paddle: March/April 1997

Line 6, Run 2

  • The Original Golden Eagle buses
  • Key System Transit Lines Twin Coach, model 44D
  • Plans Being Finalized for the Upcoming PBM Bus Meet
  • Recent Work Parties at Fremont
  • The Rohr/Flxible High Value Bus
  • Airport Charter Lines Aerocoach 37Ps
  • Bruce Maher Collection Memorabilia Donated to the PBM
  • PBM Bus Proposed for the Niles Canyon Railway
  • Cantos Collection Moves to Fontana, CA
  • PBM Attends the Great American Dream Machine
  • and that’s the way things were by Jerry Squier
  • President’s Message by Jim Husing

Aerocoach, Airport Charter Lines, AM General, Bakersfield & Kern Electric Railway, Bakersfield Transit Company, Continental Trailways, Flxible, Fresno City Lines, Key System, Mack, Metropolitan Coach Lines, Niles Canyon Railway, Pacific City Lines, Rohr Corporation, Royal Coach Tours, Setra Coaches, Twin Coach, Western Railway Museum, Western Transit Systems


PBM – The Paddle: January/February 1997

Line 6, Run 1

  • Photos Yellow Coach Z-250’s, NYC BOT #646, Yellow Coach model 1204, Pacific Greyhound Lines #447
  • PBM to Host The Pacific Motorcoach Meet!
  • New Arrival at Fremont
  • PBM Board of Directors Meeting Highlights
  • Electricity Installed in Fremont
  • Bruce Maher Memorabilia Collection
  • Electing PBM Officers
  • Excursions for 1997
  • and that’s the way things were. by Jerry Squier
  • Just Released! ‘White Widow’, a new novel by (PBM Member) Jim Lehrer
  • President’s Message

Fresno City Lines, New York City Board of Transportation, Niles Canyon Railway, Pacific Greyhound Lines, Royal Coach Tours, San Francisco SF MUNI, Twin Coach, White Motors, Yellow Coach builder


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