Mack Model AB 2-Ton Motor Bus Operated by Santa Maria High School, Santa Maria, California, 1911-1916

Summary

Founded in Brooklyn, New York, in 1900, Mack Brothers Company relocated to Allentown, Pennsylvania, in 1905 and adopted the name Mack Trucks in 1922. Sightseeing buses were the company's first products, and school buses were a natural extension of that business. Mack built more than 22,000 school, transit and intercity buses before ending bus production in 1960.

Founded in Brooklyn, New York, in 1900, Mack Brothers Company relocated to Allentown, Pennsylvania, in 1905 and adopted the name Mack Trucks in 1922. Sightseeing buses were the company's first products, and school buses were a natural extension of that business. Mack built more than 22,000 school, transit and intercity buses before ending bus production in 1960.

Artifact

Photographic print

Date Made

1911-1916

Subject Date

1911-1916

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

P.1747.K.1781

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford. Gift of Henry Austin Clark, Jr.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Technique

Gelatin silver process

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

Dimensions

Height: 8.063 in

Width: 10.125 in

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