Inexpensive People Mover: 1971 MCI MC-7 Bus

MCI, or “Motor Coach Industries”, has been manufacturing bus platform vehicles for nearly a century now.  In business since 1933, their chassis has been used for a wide variety of purposes, including everything from prison transport vehicles to highly… more»

Transit Survivor? 1934 Ford Bus

The economy was finally rebounding after the 1929 stock market crash. Ford would improve its position in the truck market by dropping its 4-cylinder engine for a V8 in 1934 and discontinuing the use of open cabs on their… more»

Forest Find: 1955 Volkswagen 23 Window Samba Bus

The rusted metal piled deep in these crates was once a 1955 Volkswagen Deluxe Microbus, also known as a Samba Bus or Sunroof Deluxe. The crates are located in Richmond, Virginia, and listed here on Hemmings for $34,500, or… more»

1973 Volkswagen Riviera Camper Van Survivor

Riviera Motors was a major Volkswagen distributor in Beaverton, Oregon, just miles from Portland, which was one of the main ports of entry for Volkswagen imports to the West Coast in the 1960s. During that time, Volkswagen camper vans… more»

Van Life Candidate: Abandoned City Bus

Occasionally, you find solid gold in Facebook Marketplace, both in terms of forgotten projects and the wild descriptions that follow them. This name-less bus is an example of both as the seller clearly has no interest in something he… more»

Blank Canvas: 1950 Chevrolet bus

It seems that the short bus used to be the butt of every school transportation joke, but as of late they seem to be the pick of the litter from retired bus fleets. This 1950 22’ Chevrolet example was… more»

Endless Possibilities: 1964 AEC Routemaster Double-Decker Bus

Black cabs and red double-decker buses. When people think of the London streetscape, more often than not, it is those two vehicles that will appear somewhere in their imaginations. So beloved was the original Routemaster double-decker, that when the… more»

Rockin’ Roller: 1955 Chevrolet 4100 Bus

With the first transistor radio coming to market in 1954, I don’t know how many would have been in use on this 1955 Chevrolet 4100 school bus. By the 1970s, the school buses that I rode in were rockin’…. more»

On The Buses: 1960 Bristol Double Decker Bus

This 1960 Bristol bus has been sitting in the same location for the last 10 years. It is going to need some work to bring it back to life, but it does offer a number of possibilities once the… more»