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The only Trailways Scenicruiser in existence enjoyed a short-lived supporting role in the 1992 film, That Night.

For a fleeting moment, a Trailways Scenicruiser  was more than a figment of the imagination By David Hubbard In his book of remembrances on the road, Square Wheels on the Interstate, veteran Trailways driver emeritus, Robert J. Beard, tells the rest of the story on what appears to be one of the only Trailways Scenicruisers […]

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A vintage tour bus comes home

Herman Jones’ vintage 1920s touring bus looks like a junkyard heap now, but plans are to restore it to working order.

Tour operator restoring 1920 bus By Glenn Swain Restoring a vintage 1920s tour bus has become a labor of love for Herman Jones, owner of Mount Rushmore Tours in Rapid City, South Dakota. Jones first had the idea to restore an old bus back in 1970. Through the years Jones had refurbished a 1932 Ford […]

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StarMetro recycles through the artist’s hands

Scrap bus parts imbued with a love of movement and machines inspired the 11-foot aluminum sculpture by Florida sculptor Mark Dickson that now stands in front of the StarMetro Transit offices in Tallahassee, FL.

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Flxible Bus No. 55 resides in the Pacific Bus Museum

The Utah Parks Company, a subsidiary of Union Pacific Railroad, operated restaurants, lodging, and bus tours in Bryce, Zion, Grand Canyon and Cedar Breaks parks from 1923 to 1973. Operating as a concessionaire of the National Park Service, the company operated from its base in Cedar City, UT. The company bus tours connected with Union Pacific trains there and offered a loop tour of the parks and monuments in this region.

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Trailways veterans unravel the mystery of the Super Golden Eagles

I was looking at photos on Trailways Bus Driver Web site and came across the photo of the Super Golden Eagle. The picture was taken in December 2008. Does anyone know where the bus is located or have any info on who owns it?

It was owned and restored by Pete Wilson of Wilson’s Bus Co. in East Templeton, MA. Its mate (only four were built) sits unrestored at the Green Tortoise yard in southern Oregon.

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