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Old 11-11-2017
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Spent the afternoon at Henry Ford Museum in Dearborn Mi. Displayed was the very first Blue Bird Bus. Not a Motor home but a school bus from 1927.
Had a Georgia plate on it.
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Back about 20 years ago BB had a building with about 20 buses inside,including the one you saw today.
The other buses were different models,not sure why they were in with number 1.
BB built 2 buses for Coke,they were prototype buses to be used for delivering coke products,both of those buses were in a junk yard in Trenton Fl.
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I thought the coke buses were interesting,i did a quick google with no joy.
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Placard shows a Ford TT Truck Chassis powered by the typical Ford 4 banger. Whopping 20HP. Gave credit to Albert L. Luce Sr. from Fort Vally Georgia. Would be fun to see some early photos of these buss's.
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