A classic design, these are ubiquitous throughout Southern California. General Electric purchased Crown Coach in 1987, only to shut it down in 1991 due a decline in demand for school buses. The driver of this one was lamenting that California will be pulling these off the road starting in 2013 for more modern buses. He said he would love to buy one like this late-60's model to have as a daily driver.
Bus drivers are hard core when it comes to buses.
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