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Temporary Visitor – #1948 – Greyhound Lines

Frank Gonzalez brought this bus to display at the August 2023 Pacific Bus Museum Open House.

The IC-41 was a very successful postwar bus for ACF-Brill Coach Manufacturing Company from 1946 to 1954.

This bus is thought to have run for the Southeastern Greyhound Lines.

AFC Brill, Brill IC, Hall-Scott, Southeastern Greyhound Lines


#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


#8005 – Western Greyhound Lines
#8005 - Western Greyhound

This 1955 PD-4501 Scenicruiser was delivered, new, to Pacific Greyhound Lines in 1956.

In the mid-1960s Western Greyhound re-seated these “Travis” buses to 47 passengers to service route between San Francisco-Travis AFB in Fairfield, CA.

In Spring of 2003, the Pacific Bus Museum acquired this bus from the used equipment dealer.

4-Speed Manual, Detroit Diesel, Equipment Broker (Phil Monte), General Motors, General Motors, Greyhound, Marmon-Herrington, Melni Bus Service, Pacific Greyhound Lines, Parlor, Spicer, Western Greyhound Lines


PBM1 – Scenicruiser Party Bus
#PBM1 - Scenicruiser Party Bus

This 1955 PD-4501 Scenicruiser was delivered new to Southwestern Greyhound Lines in January 1956.

This Scenicruiser was customized for promotional use by the makers of Red Bull energy drink.

It was donated to the Pacific Bus Museum by Steven Hofmann in June 2023

4-Speed Manual, Allison, Automatic, Detroit Diesel, General Motors, General Motors, GM Truck & Coach Division, Greyhound, Parlor, Red Bull, Southwestern Greyhound Lines


#206 – Highway Post Office (HPO) RV Conversion
Highway Post Office (HPO)

This Crown Highway Post Office was one of two delivered to Inter City Transit Co. in North Little Rock, AR in late 1966.

Fred Wagener’s son, Mark Wagener, donated this bus to the Pacific Bus Museum in October 2021.

10-Speed Manual, 10-Speed Roadranger manual transmission, Crown Coach, Cummins, Fuller, Inter City Transit, Specialty


#1947 – Pacific Greyhound Lines
1948 Greyhound Silverside

Originally this GM, PD-4151 “Silverside” was delivered new to Pacific Greyhound Lines in San Francisco in April 1948.

In early 1972 Greyhound sold its last group of Silversides to a bus company in Peru but the very last Silverside bound for Peru was never shipped. This bus became part of Greyhound’s Historic Bus Fleet.

The Pacific Bus Museum acquired #1947 in January 2023 from Greyhound.

4-Speed Manual, General Motors, General Motors, GM Truck & Coach Division, Greyhound, Greyhound Historic Bus Fleet, Intercity Coach, Pacific Greyhound Lines, Parlor, Unknown Peru, Western Greyhound Lines





#2623 – Yosemite Community College District
1964 Motor Coach Industries (MCI) model MC-5

This Motor Coach Industries (MCI) model MC-5 was delivered new to Western Greyhound Lines in March 1964.

#2623 was acquired by Yuba College in 1978. In 2000 it was acquired by the Yosemite Community College District in Modesto, CA

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

4-Speed Manual, Detroit Diesel, Greyhound, Intercity Coach, Motor Coach Industries (MCI), Western Greyhound Lines, Yosemite Community College, Yuba College


#9049 – Yosemite Community College

This Transportation Manufacturing Company (TMC) MC-9 was delivered to Greyhound Lines West in December 1984.

In 1991 bus #9049 was acquired from Greyhound by the Yosemite Community College District.

#9049 was acquired by the Pacific Bus Museum in 2015 from Yosemite Community College.

Allison, Automatic, Detroit Diesel, Greyhound, Greyhound Lines West, Intercity Coach, Transportation Manufacturing Company (TMC), Yosemite Community College



#7103 – Southern California Rapid Transit District (SCRTD)

#7103 became one of the first buses of the newly formed Pacific Bus Museum in 1989 when it was split off from the West Coast Motor Coach Museum.

2-Speed Automatic, Automatic, Cummins, Detroit Diesel, Flxible, Perkins, Southern California RTD (SCRTD), Spicer, Transit, West Coast Motor Coach Museum



#9E – Joaquin Delta Junior College District

This Flxible two-level model 223DD-D2 “Flxiliner” Bus was delivered, new, to the San Joaquin Delta Junior College District in Stockton, CA in 1970 as #9E.

Model: 223DD-D2 “Flxiliner”
Serial#: 10821
Powertrain: GM 6-71 Diesel engine with a 5-speed mechanical transmission
Length: 35 ft
Width: 96 in

5-Speed Manual, Delta Junior College, DINA (Diesel Nacional S.A), Flxible, General Motors, Intercity Coach


#3 – Natomas Unified School District

Crown #3 was delivered new to the Notamas Unified School District in Sacramento, California in 1968.

Bus #3 was donated to the PBM in November 2014.

5-Speed Manual, Crown Coach, Cummins, Fuller, Notamas Unified, School Bus


#172 – Las Vegas-Tonopah-Reno Stage Lines

This General Motors PD-4106 was delivered new to Las Vegas-Tonopah-Reno (LTR) Stage Line in 1964.

The bus was donated to the PBM in 1996 along with the five other buses of Richard Twining’s historical bus collection.

4-Speed Manual, General Motors, General Motors, GM Truck & Coach Division, Intercity Coach, Las Vegas-Tonopah-Reno (LTR) Stage Line, Office of Defense Transportation, Oregon Coachways


#4708 – Santa Clara County Transit District

This GM TDH-5301 “New Look” was purchased new by Western Greyhound Lines in 1961.

It was later acquired by the Santa Clara County Transit District (San Jose, CA).

#4708 was was acquired by the Pacific Bus Museum in 1994.

2-Speed V-Drive Hydraulic, General Motors, General Motors, GM Truck & Coach Division, Greyhound, Intercity Coach, Santa Clara County Transit District (SCCTD), Western Greyhound Lines


#2103 – Key System Transit Lines

This “Old Look” TDH-4801 in an order of 21 buses for Key System Transit Lines that were delivered, new, in 1958.

#2103 was the first bus in revenue service for AC Transit when the agency took over operations from Key System Transit Lines

#2103 was donated to the PBM in April 2013.

2-Speed Hydromatic, Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District (AC Transit), General Motors, General Motors, GM Truck & Coach Division, Key System, Key System Transit Lines (KSTL), Santa Clara County Transit District (SCCTD), Transit, Western Railway Museum



#246 – Peerless Stages

Three General Motors TDM-4512’s (#244-246) were delivered to Peerless Stages, Inc. of Oakland, CA in April 1955.

In 1996 Richard donated #246 along with the five other buses in his historic bus collection to the Pacific Bus Museum. 

4-Speed Manual, General Motors, General Motors, GM Truck & Coach Division, Intercity Coach, Peerless Stages, West Coast Motor Coach Museum


#77 – Glacier National Park Transportation

This Flxible Visicoach was one of four (#48-51) delivered new in 1955 to the Utah Parks Company as #50.

The bus was donated to the PBM in 1996 along with the five other buses of Richard Twining’s historical bus collection.

Year Built: 1955
Manufacturer: The Flxible Company, Loudonville, Ohio
Model: 218FA1-55-29IC Visicoach
Serial#: 30839
Original Owner: Utah Parks Co. #50

5-Speed Manual, Fageol, Flxible, Glacier Transport Company, Hercules, Specialty, Union Pacific Railroad, Utah Parks Company


#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



#K1407 – Pacific Greyhound Lines

This GM TDM 5103 was part of a group of 37 TDM 5103s bought by Greyhound in 1951. Affectionately known as “Queen Marys” or “Queens” for their large (53-passenger) carrying capacity.

The PBM acquired the bus in 1994 in a trade

4-Speed Manual, General Motors, General Motors, Greyhound


#126 – Antelope Valley Bus Lines

Stephen Schwarzwald acquired the bus from Antelope Valley Bus Lines in 1975. Stephen was the Vice President of the WCMCM and later was the Secretary of the PBM. He donated the bus to the PBM in 1992.

2-Speed Hydromatic, Antelope Valley Lines, General Motors, General Motors, GM Truck & Coach Division, Los Angeles Metropolitan Transit Authority (LAMTA), Pacific Electric, Southern California RTD (SCRTD), Transit, West Coast Motor Coach Museum



#400 -East Bay Motor Coach Lines (Key System)

This 28-passenger Twin Coach Model 30 was delivered to East Bay Motor Coach Lines in September 1933.

The PBM acquired the #400 from the estate of the late Jerry Graham in 1996.

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


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