The Greyhound Scenicruiser was iconic, and set off a rash of imitators world-wide. Based on a design of Raymond Loewy supposedly inspired on an earlier patent by Roland E. Gegoux, it was hailed as a stylistic and practical breakthrough. But it was anything but new or original, as this 1937 Kenworth bus illustrates quite well. It was used in the north west for a number of years. But was it original? Is anything?
Here’s an even earlier inbusnation of the hi-lo design, from 1929. It also plied the northwest, some ten years earlier. And just for fun, here’s another unique design from the ever creative north west; the Sail Bus:
Thanks for sharing Bus Saturday with me. What shall we do next Saturday?