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Lorne Bond Collection

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Lorne Bond in front of a Greyhound Courier coach One of our old buses, now a motor home owned by Rick Munday. I had one like this on my 27 day tour trip to Alaska around 1962-63. Tom Bond Tom Bond, Shurman Bond, Charlie Bond
taken at Penticton, BC in July 1942

This coach, Courier 100, we had from 1947 until about 1957.
Original Specs:

  • 33 passenger
  • No A/C
  • No Toilet
  • 148 HP Red Diamond International engine
  • 30 feet overall length

This coach is now owned by Ed Halonen. The coach is #535. It was sold to Rocky Mountain Tours then went to Riverbend Trailways. This company was owned by Harold Zielke, who drove the Big Bend for a couple of year or so. The buss was later sold to a bus company in Kamloops, BC, Western Bud Lines, I think. A fellow by the name of Brian Hughes then bough the bus and brought it to Kelowna, BC.

The emergency door has been moved prior to it being brought to Kelowna. The engine has been changed to a GMC V6 gas powered engine. Brian Hughes also owns 513 and several series 900's.
Taken at Ascroft, BC about 1947 or 1948
(L to R)
B.C. Provincial Police Highway patrol. #2 George Savage, District Manager, Western Canadian Greyhound Lines, Ashcroft. First driver, Jim Eadie, Bill Sparks,Gordon Rutzats,Frank Oakes,George Robins,Ken Parish,Chris Snape, final driver Lou McBeth, extreme right Lyle C. Chambers, Regional Manager, Western Canadian Greyhound Lines, Penticton.
Tony Bach
When I first started driving for BC Greyhound.
These were the good old days.
Al Mee (left) and Forest Keinholz (Right) with a Penticton, BC bound Greyhound coach. Three coaches taken in Lytton about 1942 or 43. These coaches were B.C. Greyhound which was bought out by Western Canadian Greyhound in 1945.

Old #37 Greyhound on Copper Mountain taken in early 1942 at Princeton, BC. This was a 55 passenger bus. The driver was Jack Forton. Jack passed away at the age of 91 in 1992. Jack was one of the best drivers that Greyhound had.

Three drivers and two old buses taken in Princeton about 1942. Owned by B.C. Greyhound, used on the Copper Mountain run. That little bus line was known as Copper Hill bus line after it was sold to Hugh Bennett who was an early driver for B.C.Greyhound, later Agent and Manager , just before he bought the Line. From Left to right Curley Campbell, Charlie Bond, and Jack Fortin.

This bus was built at Winnipeg in 1952. Courier 700 Series
"The Squeeze" taken at China Bar, 1946 in the Fraser Canyon. The coach is owned by Neil Evans Transportation, destined for Lilloet ( Greyhound never had a bus running a schedule to Lilloet) .The dump truck was Highway Construction Company. Photo was taken By Allan Dickie of Merritt.B.C.   Dad's truck near the tunnels taken around 1937
  Charlie and Tom Bond at Boston Bar, BC Fraser Canyon Freight Lines Chev
taken at Tunnel Mountain
Tom Bond Tom Bond  
  Tom Bond retires from Greyhound
Article from and unknow newspaper
Greyhound postcard that was given out during Expo 86 in Vancouver, BC in 1986

These next three pictures are from Tony Bach
#72 at Red Rock in 1946
This coach could be a 1937 or 38
Kenworth or Hayes
Anyone know for sure?
No. 526
at the Soda Creek switch back in 1946
No. 5 at Macallister

TOP DOG: Tracing the Pedigree of Greyhound Lines, Inc. Brochure
  Phil Galardi behind the wheel of a inter-city coach taken on Tom Bond's last trip.  

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