Posts that don't fit in the other train categories. Off Subject Chit Chat I tell you.
'What was the work schedules of the Greyhound bus drivers between Detroit and Manistee, MI via Grand Rapids based out of Grand Rapids or Detroit in the 1960's? Also did the Greyhound bus drivers worked four on and two off regular drivers and two on and one off for swing driver between Muskegon and Petoskey, MI in the 1960's?
Is anyone have a spring, 1957 and a Spring, 1970 copy of Russell's Motor Guide books, please scan all the only Michigan bus schedules pages. I really appreciated. Thank you.
Cant really help you on schedules but it reminds me of the stories my father tells me of riding Greyhound buses in the very early 1960s like 1960 and 1961 of traveling from Saginaw to Florida and stopping at the old Greyhound bus station in Detroit he said I 75 was mostly still under construction and mainly all two lane road travel he said the bus had to stop at all the railroad crossings on the way down there.
Any bus schedules I had are long lost by this time! Back in the range of 1957-1960, my folks used to put me on the bus in Lansing every Friday afternoon and I rode the 30+ miles up to "Ola Corners" where my grandmother would pick me up. She lived on a farm nearby. I was under 10 years old, but it was a different time and never thought anything of it! Back then, it was US27, not 127 like today, and the intersection had STOP signs for M57 and red/yellow "blinker" lights at the intersection. The bus stop was at a gas station/store on the northeast corner and I recall they had a soda fountain as well serving Mooney's ice cream. There was a blue light (akin to railroad "lunar") on a tall pole that they would turn on if there were bus passengers to pick up. I don't recall anyone other than myself ever getting off there! My ticket was always "one way." My folks drove up from Lansing on Sunday afternoons to pick me up for the trip home. Pretty sure it was Greyhound in the beginning, but may have changed to North Star Lines later on -- been a long time ago!