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Norm Spaulding

Pages on this site about Norm Spaulding

PBM – The Paddle: January/February 2024

Line 33, Run 1

  • Cover Photo: Southern Pacific Railroad at Mission Bay yard
  • PBM Has Two New Items For Sale Soon – a T-shirt of our 1947 Silversides and a license plate frame
  • President’s Message by Lorne Thompson
  • Former PBM Member Norm Spaulding Passes Away
  • The 2024 PBM Election coming in early June
  • 01/06/24 Work Day Report
  • 01/20/24 Work Day Report
  • PBM Member Vickie Cole Passes Away Unexpectedly
  • Back Issues Of The Paddle Donated
  • 2738 In Movie Shoot In Vallejo On 01/28/24
  • 1826 On Display In San Rafael On 1/31 & 2/1
  • 02/03/24 Work Day Report
  • 02/17/24 Work Day Report
  • Where “The Paddle” Name Came From?
  • Royal Coach Tours Sold To TCS
  • PBM Member William D. Bourne Passes Away At 92
  • Greyhound bus stops are valuable assets. Here’s who’s cashing in on them By Nathaniel Meyersohn, CNN
  • Southwestern Greyhound Lines Dr. D.B. “Doc” Rushing

American Stage Tours, Amtravel, Atlanta Metropolitan Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA), Continental Trailways, Eastern Greyhound Lines, Eastshore Lines, General Motors, Gillig, Golden Gate Transit, Greyhound, Key System, Marmon-Herrington, Megabus, Motor Coach Industries (MCI), Pacific Coachways (Garden Grove CA), Prevost, Royal Coach Tours, Sacramento Regional Transit, Sacramento Transit Authority (Sacramento TA), Saint Louis Car Company, Santa Clara County Valley Transit Authority (VTA), Transportation Charter Services (TCS) Orange CA, Transportation Manufacturing Company (TMC), Western Greyhound Lines


PBM – The Paddle: May/June 2002

Line 11, Run 3

  • Tony Marquardt’s beautifully restored ex-San Francisco Muni #3210
  • President’s Message
  • Scenicruiser Report
  • New Webmaster
  • Recent Donations
  • New Members
  • Excursion Report
  • PBM Elections
  • Disposition Committee Report
  • Honolulu TheBus #35 and #38
  • Honolulu TheBus #853
  • Seabird Cruises #6

ACF Brill, Brill IC, Chance Coach, Flxible, General Motors, Gillig, Greyhound, Melni Bus Service, Modesto Transit, Pacific Greyhound Lines, SunLine Transit Agency, Tacoma Transit, Torrance Transit, Twin Coach, Western Greyhound Lines


PBM – The Paddle: July/August 2001

Line 10, Run 4

  • A PERSONAL APPEAL TO THE MEMBERSHIP from JIM HUSING, PRESIDENT
  • from the editor Ron Medaglia
  • New Members
  • Extra Board Assignments
  • PBM Santa Monica Excursion
  • Dick Meguire Seriously Ill
  • Busy Summer For Bus Displays
  • New tires for #1214
  • . Rent Increased for PBM’s Buses
  • Members Page on Web Site
  • Summary of PBM Board Meeting
  • PBM Garage
  • New Feature in The Paddle
  • Members Making News
  • Recent Donations to the PBM
  • Back Issues of The Paddle Now Available
  • Help the PBM Find a Home- Contribute to the Building Fund

from Transit Topics – May 1947

SunLine Transit Agency, Super Sightseening Tours


PBM – The Paddle: January/February 2001

Line 10, Run 1

  • Bus Photos
  • Presidents Message
  • Extra Board Assignments
  • PBM Election Announcement
  • Summary of PBM Annual Board Meeting
  • PBM Acquires a GM RTS – It’s First ADB Bus
  • Another Donation Made to PBM Building Fund
  • Vaca Valley Bus Lines Photos from the Bob Burrowes Collection
  • PBM Hosts Visit by Japanese Hino Motors Group
  • MATA Trolley – Update from Dallas
  • San Diego Transit MAN’s See Their Last Day

ACF Brill, Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District (AC Transit), Allison, AM General, C.D. Beck Co., Chicago Sightseeing Co, Cummins, Flxible, Gibson Lines, Greyhound, Mack, MAN, McKinney Avenue Transit Authority, Monterey-Salinas Transit, Motor Coach Industries (MCI), Napa Transit Co, North County Transit District (NCTD), Prevost, Queen City Coach Company, Sacramento Transit Authority (Sacramento TA), San Diego Transit (SDT), Southern California RTD (SCRTD), Stockton City Lines, Vaca Valley Bus Lines, Watson and Ash Transportation Company Ltd, Yellow Coach builder


PBM – The Paddle: July/August 2000

Line 9, Run 4

  • Photos
  • Presidents Message
  • Newly Elected Members Take Office
  • Niles Canyon Railway Bus Update
  • Contribute to the Building Fund
  • Summary of PBM Board Meeting
  • The PBM on the Roadeo Circuit
  • Bus Gallery Added to Website
  • The PBM Garage
  • Michael’s American Memories
  • PBM Excursions & Events
  • Members Making News
  • Recent Donations to the PBM
  • President Attends Political Convention
  • San Diego Transit Still Operating GM “new look’s”

Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District (AC Transit), Contra Costa Area Transit Service (C.A.T.S.), Flyer, Golden Gate Transit, Greyhound, Guiton Charter, Key System, Long Beach Transit, Mack, Motor Bus Society, Motor Coach Industries (MCI), Niles Canyon Railway, Omaha Transit Company, Peerless Stages, Royal Coach Tours, San Diego Transit (SDT), San Francisco SF MUNI, Twin Coach, Unitrans UC Davis, White Motors


PBM – The Paddle: March/April 2000

Line 9, Run 2

  • Photos – West meets East!
  • Establishment of Building Fund – Help the PBM Find a Permanent Home
  • The “Bus Garage”
  • PBM Attends the Pacific Coast Dream Machine
  • PBM Member William J. Goodall
  • PBM Members and Their Buses
  • Photos – U.S. Down Under
  • PBM Website Update!
  • Members Making News

Recent Donations

Continental Trailways, Eagle Bus, Flxible, Greyhound, Greyhound Lines of Australia, Mack, Market Street Railway, Monterey-Salinas Transit, Peerless Stages, Royal Coach Tours, Santa Cruz Metropolitan Transit District, Torrance Transit, Unitrans UC Davis, Western Greyhound Lines, Western Railway Museum


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 – The Paddle: May/June 1999

Line 8, Run 3

  • Photos
  • Presidents Message
  • New Members
  • PBM Election Results
  • New PBM Committees Forming
  • The PBM’s Website Updated – Check it Out!
  • New Acquisitions for the PBM
  • 1948 “Glass Top” Flxible
  • Greyhound Mack C49DM transit
  • PBM Bus Becomes a TV Star
  • Ongoing Repairs to Bus #3270
  • Work Parties at Fremont
  • After Lunch Jaunt With PBM Buses Creates a Stir
  • PBM at the Great American Dream Machine
  • PBM Attends Union City, CA Car Show
  • PBM attends Centerville Depot Opening
  • PBM Members Making News

Emperor Norton Tours, Flxible, Greyhound, Mack, Oklahoma Transportation Company, Pacific Greyhound Lines, Peninsula Charter Lines, San Francisco SF MUNI, West Valley Charter Lines, White Motors, Yellow Coach builder


PBM – The Paddle: September/October 1997

Line 6, Run 5

  • Pacific Greyhound Lines depot sign
  • 1st Scenicruiser delivered new to Pacific Greyhound Lines
  • Vintage Depot Sign Donated to the PBM Archives
  • PBM Bus Display at the Mission City Classique Car Show
  • SunLine Transit Agency Celebrates 20th Anniversary With PBM Bus
  • Golden Gate Transit Excursion Report
  • Holiday Gift Idea, New PBM T-shirt
  • Donation Made In Memory of Stephen Schwarzwald
  • PBM Featured in Bus World Magazine
  • Donations to the PBM
  • Welcome New Members
  • and that’s the way things were by Jerry Squier
  • President’s Message by Jim Husing

East Bay Transit, Eastshore Lines, Flxible, General Motors, GM Truck & Coach Division, Golden Gate Transit, Key System, Los Angeles Transit Lines (LATL), Marmon-Herrington, Missouri Pacific Stages, Monterey-Salinas Transit, Orange Empire Trolley Museum, Pacific City Lines, Pacific Electric, Pacific Greyhound Lines, Petaluma Transit, Pickwick Stages, Pickwick Stages, Pontiac Motor Division, Royal Coach Tours, Santa Rosa City Bus, Scenic Hyway Tours, Sonoma County Transit, SunLine Transit Agency, Unitrans UC Davis


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


PBM – The Paddle: May/June 1996

Line 5, Run 3

  • Pacific Electric #231
  • Napa Valley Lines #11&12
  • Work party Scheduled
  • PBM Election Results
  • New Committees Forming
  • PBM Operator’s List Needs Updating
  • Oklahoma Transportation Company #292
  • Gray Line Scenic Tours #113
  • Vintage Twin Coach Buses moved to Williams, California
  • PBM Members Attend the “Gathering of Buses”
  • The PBM Comes to the Aid of Greyhound’s Ailing Historic Silverside
  • PBM Puts on a Display at the Alameda Naval Air Station
  • Summary of Board of Directors Meeting on May 26, 1996
  • The PBM Welcomes PBS’s Jim Lehrer to the PBM
  • PBM Member Attends Tulsa Bus Bash
  • Hawaii’s First 5105’s by Jim Husing
  • President’s Message by Jim Husing

Brill IC, Continental Trailways, Eastshore Lines, Flxible, Gray Line, Gray Line Scenic Tours, Greyhound, Honolulu Rapid Transit (HRT), Key System, Market Street Railway, Motorcoach Museum of North America, Oklahoma Transportation Company, Orange Empire Trolley Museum, Pacific Electric, San Jose Trolley Corporation, Twin Coach, UC Davis Transit System, Wahiawa Bus Company, Yellow Coach DUPLICATE


PBM – The Paddle: July/August 1994

Line 3, Run 5

  • Our Latest Acquisition SunBus #1439
  • General Membership Meeting
  • Museum Acquires a Flxible Transit Bus
  • PBM attends the Los Angeles MTA bus Rodeo
  • Gillig Operator’s Manuals Available
  • A.C. Transit Flxible Rescued
  • Members attend the Long Beach Bus Rodeo
  • Bay Rapid Transit excursion a picture perfect success!
  • Work Party News
  • President’s Message
  • November Modesto Excursion Flyer

Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District (AC Transit), Bay Rapid Transit, Eastshore Lines, Flxible, Gillig, Long Beach Transit, SunLine Transit Agency, Trailways


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