Among the history captured by Bernie’s lens was his collection of hand painted buses, from the early 1990’s. I think I probably rode on all of them at one time or another during my High School days.

Big thanks again today to John for scanning those slides and to Bernie for pulling them out.


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Photo taken July, 1990. The good old Big V bus, before the local chain was gobbled up by Shopper’s Drug Mart.

[EDIT] JB’s warehouse has a post on Big V here.


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Photo taken April, 1991. The Central Chrysler Bus. Only in the motor city would a car dealer advertise on public transit. 🙂


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Photo taken September, 1991. The creepy mechanical armed KFC bus… When I think of fried Chicken, I don’t think of robot arms.


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Photo taken December, 1991. The Remax bus.

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