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Author Topic: What happens when an Eagle rusts?  (Read 6820 times)
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« Reply #60 on: October 27, 2009, 10:03:16 AM »

Here are a few shots of Don Fairchild driving a model 20 down the PCH, well maybe not so much rust but there darn sure wasn't much else Grin enjoy.


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« Reply #61 on: October 27, 2009, 10:09:45 AM »



     "I did see a picture of a bus on the side of the road with the engine & transmission still in the traffic lane. . . I do wish I had saved that one."
   
Kyle, What kind of bus ? Bet not an Eagle !!!!!! Grin Grin Grin

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« Reply #62 on: October 27, 2009, 10:55:09 AM »



     "I did see a picture of a bus on the side of the road with the engine & transmission still in the traffic lane. . . I do wish I had saved that one."
   
Kyle, What kind of bus ? Bet not an Eagle !!!!!! Grin Grin Grin

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Probably an MCI! Grin
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FWIW We have a tour guide that uses our buses who drove for Greyhound for 33 yrs. When we told him why we retired #707 he laughed and said "oh yeah, that brings back memories!"
Come to find out he was personally bebopping down the Cimarron Turn Pike in Oklahoma one night and heard a "kawalothump......thumb.bump...da...bang" (Bob's exact description! LOL!) and the bus slowed to a halt as he coasted to the should of the road.
He told us he got out of the bus to see what happened just as a car coming down the road behind him hit something and went airborne landing on it's side!
Come to find out the engine/trans cradle and all had fallen out of the bus and was in the center of the lane and the car driver didn't notice it until right before hitting it!
Later he found out from a Greyhound mechanic that it was not the first time it'd happened to that same bus and some others!
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Huntingdon, TN 12 minutes N of I-40 @ exit 108
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« Reply #63 on: October 27, 2009, 11:14:48 AM »

Dang It's lonley at the top  Grin
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« Reply #64 on: October 27, 2009, 12:14:31 PM »

Don't know about MCI, but on the 4104, it would only take two nuts not tightened down for the cradle support tubes to fall out and the whole shebang end up in the road.
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« Reply #65 on: October 27, 2009, 06:20:49 PM »

come on the bus has earth friendly A/C
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