Buses

Willie Nelson Connection: 1952 Flxible Flyer Visicoach

If I weren’t into vintage European cars and Japanese SUVs, I’m fairly certain I’d want to own a Flxible touring bus of some kind. Flxible Flyers sported some of the best art-deco styling to ever grace a transportation vessel, and… more»

Short Bus: 1958 Chevrolet Superior School Bus

This 1958 Chevrolet Superior School Bus has been sitting forlornly in New Mexico for years, according to the seller, and there’s not much left to this short bus body. While I wish there were pictures of the hedge it… more»

Flathead Powered Shorty: 1949 Ford School Bus

For some reason, old school buses are super cool. And the shorter they are the better! Just have a look at this 1949 Ford School Bus. It’s definitely a special find, as it’s a highly original short bus with… more»

Live the Post-War Dream! 1948 Flxible Clipper

The Flxible company (one ‘e’ short of Flexible to coin a patentable trademark) made this generation of Clipper bus from 1946 until 1967. This 1948 Flxible Clipper hails from a location near Londonderry, New Hampshire. Thanks to reader “AMXBrian”… more»

They Can Fly! New Life for Seven Old School Buses Update

In September, 2016 I wrote about seven old school buses headed to a new life serving the children of Haiti. It took awhile, but finally on November, 20th they were loaded onto two Air Force C5 aircraft and flown… more»

Big Barn Find: 1950 GM Transit Bus

I can only imagine the size of the barn this thing was found it! It is being sold by the third owner, who acquired it the estate of a private collector, so presumably it was kept in a large… more»

1978 Volkswagen Bus in Time-capsule for Over 20 Years!

Check out this  1978 Volkswagen Bus in seemingly excellent condition, offered here on craigslist for $6,000 in Hayfork California. Said to have been off the road since 1996, this Tylenol-shaped time capsule is waiting for the right person to put… more»

Old School: 1957 GMC School Bus

How much fun would this be as a converted motorhome or party bus?  This 1957 GMC bus looks like a very solid project.  For sale here on craigslist for $2,500 in Scottsdale, Arizona.  The ad doesn’t have too many pictures… more»

For Short Hippies: 1966 Volkswagen Bus

Your eyes are not deceiving you. This VW bus was shortened by two feet before a band of paintbrush-toting hippies descended on it. The seller claims that this bus could have been at Woodstock. That may be speculation, but… more»

Too Cool For School: 1937 Ford School Bus

This ’37 Ford school bus has a rad look to it! There’s some moss growing here and there, but it’s surprisingly solid. The seller purchased it from the city and is has supposedly never changed hands since new. They had… more»

Three Pedals: 1970 MCI Motor Coach

There are times when I want to meet the owners of the vehicles we feature on Barn Finds and find out their story. How did you come into owning such a vehicle? What was going through your mind when you traded… more»

Ran When Parked: 1947 Ford School Bus

What a neat old school bus! Modern buses are big boxes without character. A bus like this ’47 Ford School bus on the other hand is jam packed with style. If this bus pulled up in front of my house, I’d… more»

Crackerbox: 1939 Ford School Bus

Ford built about a thousand of these forward control transit buses from 1936 until 1939. In 1939 the engine was moved to the rear for better weight distribution. Ford built about 12,000 of these, also know as cracker boxes until… more»

Free 1977 GMC City Bus!

This City Bus might not be as cool as a Scenicruiser, like the one that our buddies Dave and Wayne made the bus trip of a lifetime in, but of course that one wasn’t free like this one! That’s… more»

Big Ugly: 1935 GMC Northern Pacific Van

Whatever it is, it’s listed on eBay and located in Ottertail, Minnesota. It’s 30 feet long and 10 feet tall. This Barn Find is almost a barn itself. It’s a crew bus the railroad used to deliver men and equipment to work… more»

Barn Bound Beauty: 1971 VW Bus

  With the crazy prices we have seen lately for rusted out examples of early model Volkswagen buses, this purple 1971 VW bus trapped in a barn in Accord, New York looks like a pretty good deal. The asking price… more»