Subscribe Today

Nov 05, 2009  |   Comments (1)   |   Post a comment

Antique Bus Restoration


SHARING TOOLS   | Email RSS

A leafy deciduous tree was growing through the middle of the 1947 International school bus when it was uprooted and sold to Southland Transportation in 2002. About a year later, the maintenance team at the Calgary, Alberta-based company decided to restore the run-down bus to celebrate the province's centennial. Despite the vehicle's condition, the staff became excited at the thought of such a major restoration project. "It was a total derelict, but the guys in the shop rallied around it," says Harry Davis, Southland's manager of fleet and facilities. For 18 months, Southland's technicians and volunteers dedicated numerous hours to the project.



I am curious who was the original builder.I worked for WARD School bus for years. Mr Ward started building buses way back in the 30's I think. Not positive about that.

Galen Hale    |    Aug 23, 2012 04:07 PM

Post a comment





Premium Member

Get bus sales numbers, transportation statistics, bus specifications, industry survey results, bus loading and unloading fatality statistics and more in the School Bus Fleet Research Center. Become a premium member today!
Log in Button Register Button

Newsletter

Get breaking news, industry updates, product announcements and more.