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Highway buses of the 20th century: a photo gallery

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Publisher:
Iconografix,
Pub. Date:
c2004.
Language:
English
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Over 300 photos combine with insightful captions to present a complete history of the intercity, charter, tour and sightseeing bus industry throughout the 20th Century. Each of the 11 chapters provides an overview, from the early 1900s when the first short-distance buses were enlarged automobiles or homemade bodies on truck chassis with open or canvas tops, through the development of today's long-distance, air-conditioned, styled buses that are handicap accessible. High-quality photos illustrate a vast array of bus manufacturers and bus models. All the important names including ACF-Brill, Aerocoach, CCF-Brill, C.D. Beck, Eagle, Fageol, Flexible, Fitzjohn, Gar Wood, General Motors, Greyhound, Kenworth, Mack, Motor Coach Industries, Prevost, Reo, Trailways, Western Flyer, White, Yellow Coach, and many more are featured in over 300 historic photographs, most of which have never been published before.
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9781583881217
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subject_facet Buses, Buses -- History, Buses -- Pictorial works
table_of_contents Touring cars and trucks -- Purpose-built buses -- Trying times and small buses -- Streamlining and diesel power -- World War II and the bus industry -- Postwar designs -- Survival buses -- New technology and new rules -- Larger buses and smaller buses -- International influence -- Buses of today and the future.
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