Highway buses of the 20th century: a photo gallery

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Iconografix,
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c2004.
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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 of each important time period, including the development of styling and paint schemes, comfort, passenger seating, length/width, safety, engines, brakes, tires, transmissions, and the influence of road conditions, Federal regulations, national parks, tourism and entertainment, and international influences. High-quality photos illustrate a vast array of bus manufacturers and bus models, including the models that were used extensively as well as some that were unusual. Represented are many interesting bus companies, their bus routes, and other interesting facts.
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author2-role (OCoLC)56732424, -2- -12-16-2017 10:14, .b1299132609-22-1101-25-11, 158 p. :ill. ;28 cm., 1583881212, 2004102358, 388.3/4233, 388.34233 LUKE, 5180128, 9781583881217, Buses, Buses., C0VIA, English qEnglish., Highway buses of the 20th century :a photo gallery /William A. Luke and Linda L. Metler., Highway buses of the twentieth century., Hudson, Wis. :Iconografix,c2004., IG#IG#DLCVP@BAKER, ITS62.1 20071213120046 pmy 2483ITS62.1 20071213120046 pmy 2483, Iconografix photo gallery series., Includes bibliographical references and index., Luke, William A., Metler, Linda L., OCLC Holdings Updated 20110802, 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. High quality photos illustrate the vast array of bus manufacturers and bus models, 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., 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., VIAC, can01-25-11ma-, qBibliographies., qBook.
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