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Old 01-02-2017, 10:29 AM   #1
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Join Date: Jan 2017
Location: Western Slope of Colorado
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Year: 1949
Coachwork: Crown SuperCoach
Engine: Cummins NNH 220
Rated Cap: 79 PAX (little kids)
Greetings from the West Slope

Hi all,

I have a 1967 MCI and a 1949 Crown. The Crown was converted in the very early 70's by my family as their tour bus. Currently on it's 4th engine (that I know of) 1st was a IH Red Diamond engine, then 2 Hall-Scott 504s and finally a cummins 220. Originally belonged to the Filmore Unified School District and was a trade in to Crown for a newer coach. We purchased it from Crown in 1972 and it has been a member of the family since then. Both of my folks have passed and now I have inherited her. Granted when we purchased her I was the only bus driver in the family (working for Roesch Lines at the time) so lots of teaching involved. She has been coast to coast at least 30 times that we can count. Still runs like a champ. Time for her to get 'some' drivetrain upgrades.


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Old 01-02-2017, 05:14 PM   #2
Join Date: Jan 2015
Location: NM
Posts: 23
Year: 1959
Coachwork: Superior
Chassis: 1959 Chevy
Engine: 350

Welcome aboard! I'm down in NM and have a 59 Chevy, would like to see some photos!
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Old 01-02-2017, 06:32 PM   #3
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Join Date: May 2016
Location: Richmond Virginia
Posts: 932
Year: 1984
Engine: 366 Big block Chevy! :) w/ Stick shift
Welcome Mike, glad you are here . Looking forward to seeing pictures when you can.
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Old 01-03-2017, 11:09 AM   #4
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Location: Utah
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Year: 1990
Coachwork: BB
Chassis: TC2000
Engine: Cummins
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welcome from over the hills to the west in Utah...
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