Originally Posted By: MichaelPapp
. September 2, 1952 marked the largest rail to bus conversion in PRCo history. Note the X3-45 reflected in the left mirror. ¡ éstos eran la mayoria de la flota y tenían transmisión manual! Southeastern Greyhound Lines ACF-Brill historic vehicle #1948 on display in Santa Clarita, California, as part of the Centennial Tour. I would think they would not be as tall. When their runs were over, the trolleybuses simply pulled into the North-Cicero barn, and that was it. /forums/images/%%GRAEMLIN_URL%%/wink.gif. Forty additional PCC cars were ordered and plans were announced to install trolley coaches. He sold it to Brent Hauger who used it to travel throughout the United States & Canada. Este autobús en particular podría haber sido uno de los cuatro demos construidos para Cuba. Note the historic vehicle license plate and the "AIR CONDITIONED" lettering. It amounted to a five-year experiment in early trackless trolley technology, and not a particularly successful one at that. Southeastern Greyhound Lines ACF-Brill historic vehicle #1948 with Greyhound Lines Prevost X3-45 #86651 on display in Santa Clarita, California, as part of the Centennial Tour. ", MCI COURIER 96D - " This bus was donated to the museum by Brent Huber of Daunia, Colorado in October, 2003. No markings as to where she came from. Please, do not use my photos without my permission. Although the former PE interurban rail lines suffered from neglect and were eliminated, LAMTA did maintain the PCC cars and trolley coaches in reasonably good order. The Caterpillar power module consists of a 2,200 HP 16 cylinder turbo-charged diesel engine that drives an electric alternator (the large cylinder lower left in … Leyland ... Chasis "Royal Tigers" con carrocerias de Saunders-Roe. A forum community dedicated to all Ford Diesel owners and enthusiasts. 19660800 CTA 9290 Belmont Ave @ Wilton Ave. CMTC - Companhia Municipal de Transporte Coletivo - CMTC Monika MB LP-321 e ACF Brill trolleybus (artesanal), 19670614 18 CTA 9281 North Ave. @ Clark St, AUTOBUSES MODERNOS Paradero del Cerro Dic/1950, Chicago 9570 at Irving and Pulaski, c.1970, AUTOBUSES MODERNOS No. I'm playing with an old passenger bus drivetrain conversion project. In 1926 ACF bought J. G. Brill Co., one of the largest tram manufacturers since 1890. There was no ceremony. At its height, Brill was the largest manufacturer of streetcars and interurban cars in the US and produced more streetcars, interurbans and gas-electric cars than any other manufacturer, building more than 45,000 streetcars alone. I votefor an M-11, look for old garbage trucks for the trans and adatation, but get the engine from a long haul truck. Come join the discussion about PowerStrokes, performance, modifications, troubleshooting, towing capacity, maintenance, and more! Have AutoEnginuity W/Ford enhanced. Southeastern Greyhound Lines ACF-Brill historic vehicle #1948 on display in Santa Clarita, California, as part of the Centennial Tour. Some of the buses in the Greyhound fleet were used in their tour business. Electric trolley buses are made by eight companies in six countries--Canada, Italy, Germany, Switzerland, Russia and Czechoslovakia. (Wikipédia). Esta configuración también se encontró en algunas guaguas deM iami y Miami Beach la designación de la ruta apareció en el extremo derecho de la banderola. The coaches themselves after sitting idle for several years, were eventually sold to Mexico City for further service. In 1944, with business diminishing, it merged with the American Car and Foundry Company (ACF) to become ACF-Brill. They use electric motors that are powered by twin poles connected to wires strung above the street. 3-West Sixth Street-Central Avenue Line was inaugurated as a trolley coach operation after a preview ride the day before with a delegation of movie starlets in attendance. Twin Coach City bus: 1948? Officials representing small cities have already said they have no money to share. El destino de este autobús es desconocido. The buses resemble regular diesel buses but are faster and quieter. Tenemos en primer plano 3 AeroCoach T-361. It was sold to a person in Canada that converted it to a motorhome. Tied to their wires for power, trolleybuses couldn’t get around stalled cars. Greyhound Lines 0807 by J. Mc. World War II upset LARy's plans. www.flickr.com/photos/95851032@N07/16052788658/. Albert H. Perdon, RTD transit systems development director, said the overhead wires, which cost between $4 million and $5 million a mile to install, do not pose a threat to safety or health, nor will they interfere with radio or television reception. Planting trees will complement the low-pollution trolley buses by helping to clean the air, RTD President Marv Holen said, while encouraging bus ridership by making the streets more attractive. Southeastern Greyhound Lines ACF-Brill historic vehicle #1948 on display in Santa Clarita, California, as part of the Centennial Tour. Renwal 3 Plastic Likenew Vehicles Red 150 Racer,103 Sedan & Yellow #124 Bus 1948. They established the company in Kent to manufacture and sell buses with a new concept design. Wikipedia states that "With the delivery of the last new Brill trolley bus, in January 1954, Vancouver had the largest trolley bus fleet in Canada, 327 units.". The floor & all side panels had to be replaced & seats reinstalled. Please don't use my photos without permission, thanks! It was formed by brothers Frank and William Fageol when they left the Fageol Motor Company in 1927. In 1944 the two companies merged, resulting in the ACF-Brill Motors Company. Built in 1954, it was the very last trolleybus built by Brill for any city. The first substantial move away from the electric railway in Southern California had been in the direction of the motor bus, in the 1920s. In 1982, 245 new Flyer E901A/E902 trolley buses were ordered, and the entire Brill fleet was retired. Sees dirt everyday. Used to haul hay, wood, feed cows, check fence. The GM "old-look" bus was somewhat streamlined in appearance (resembling the PCC streetcar in styling), similar in shape to a loaf of sandwich bread, and had windows that were generally smaller than those found on more modern bus designs produced after the 1950s. The forty TCs on this route displaced street cars on the 'D' and 'U' routes. Engine is mid-ship, with driveshaft & "regular" rear end. These were very populous in the ATSF connecting bus routes in the late 1940s through the early 1960s. They begin Monday night in South-Central Los Angeles. If it was a flat 8, are you going to be able to make room for a taller engine? Mine: 91 F250 Reg Cab 4x4 5spd 7.3IDI 4.10LS 145,000 miles. Fleet colors: Yellow, green & white ,LATL; two-tone green and white, LAMTA.
Originally Posted By: MichaelPapp
Excellent point - however, height is NOT a factor