1953 General Motors “Old Look”
Yellow Coach, an early bus builder partially owned by General Motors, introduced this bus design in 1940. The company built approximately 38,000 of the buses during a 29-year production run. Most of the buses were powered with the Detroit Diesel 6-71 inline six-cylinder engine with Allison V-drive transmissions being used after 1948.
1963 General Motors “New Look”
General Motors introduced this model, also known as the “Fishbowl” in 1959. The company built more than 44,000 models, making it an iconic transit bus across North America. Production ceased in 1977, and the bus was replaced with the RTS transit bus.
1988 Flxible Metro
The Flxible Corporation manufactured this model from 1983 until 1995. The model was also known as the Grumman 870 when Grumman owned Flxible from 1978 until 1995.
Georgia Power purchased this trackless trolley in 1949 as part of a large collection to modernize its fleet. Learn more about the trolleybus here.