Welcome aboard Eddie's Railfan Page. Today is "Bus Day" here at My blog site. This photograph was taken in September of 2000 at the Midwest Transit Bus Museum.
Here I am posing with RTA #890 aka "The Tiger Bus" at the Cresthill Illinois location near the city of Joliet. Some of the buses at the museum were operable, and some weren't. Some of these transit treasures had diesel engines, and some didn't. The tiger bus did and runs wonderfully after all these years. I got to drive the tiger bus and a few others on museum property under supervision. The Tiger Bus is originally a 1967 GMC transit coach from the West Towns Bus Company, wich was a pre RTA -pre Pace suburban bus company from the greater Chicagoland area many years ago. This bus was hand painted to promote Chicago's Brookfield Zoo. "No Decals!"