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Our Movie Stars

Our buses generate a lot of excitement when people see them. They get even more excited when they find out that some of our buses are Movie Stars!

Crown Coach, Greyhound, School Bus


#308 – East Bay Motor Coach Lines
#308 - East Bay Motor Coach Lines

East Bay Motor Coach Lines (Key System) acquired 11 model 15 “baby” Twins starting in January 1931.

The PBM acquired the #308 from the estate of the late Jerry Graham in 1996.

#308 was included in the filming of the movie “Oppenheimer”.

3-Speed Manual, East Bay Motor Coach, Hercules, Key System, Transit, Twin Coach


#4 – Los Gatos High School
#4 - Los Gatos High School

This Crown A -779 -11 Supercoach was built in 1952 for Los Gatos High School in Los Gatos, CA.

Pacific Bus Museum Member, Tom Shafer, bought the bus and donated it to the Pacific Bus Museum in 2003.

This bus was featured in a 2012 Smucker’s TV commercial as wells as the 2007 Zodiac movie with Jake Gyllenhaal.

5-Speed Manual, Crown Coach, Cummins, Fuller, Hall-Scott, Los Gatos High School, School Bus, St. Francis High School


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


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