Kitchener Public Library Digital Collections
Kitchener Public Utilities Commission charter bus
Description
Media Type
Image
Item Type
Postcards
Description
Postcard image shows a stationary "Kitchener-Waterloo Aeroliner" bus operated by the Kitchener Public Utilities Commission (PUC). The word "chartered" is displayed below the front windshield and the Kitchener PUC vehicle number 10 below.
Notes
Location and date of image (possibly 1940s) are unknown.

This bus appears to be one manufactured by the General American Aerocoach Corporation, which operated between 1939 and 1952, in Chicago. See more about this company online at the coachbuilt.com website.

The reverse side of the image is a photocopy.
Inscriptions
Reverse: Going Somewhere? Then travel by P.U.C. Bus, the carefree way, with a courteous and capable driver at the wheel. Riding is like gliding when you travel in our "Aeroliner", air-conditioned, radio-equipped bus. For out-of town picnic or charter trip, you may choose from our de-luxe "Aeroliner" or standard Brill and Ford equipment. For information and particulars, dial 5-5673 and ask for Mr. H. Stewart. Kitchener Public Utilities Commission, 191 King Street West, Kitchener, Ont.
Date of Publication
1949
Dimensions
Width: 17.75 cm
Height: 12.5 cm
Image Dimensions
Image Width: 17.25cm
Image Height: 12cm
Subject(s)
Personal Name(s)
Stewart, H. ; Stewart, Harold F.
Corporate Name(s)
Kitchener Public Utilities Commission ; Kitchener PUC General American Aerocoach Corporation ; Aerocoach
Local identifier
P008174
Collection
Kitchener Public Library
Language of Item
English
Geographic Coverage
  • Location of former Kitchener PUC carbarns:
    Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.4399814353756 Longitude: -80.4659740660095
Copyright Statement
Protected by copyright: Uses other than research or private study require the permission of the rightsholder(s). Responsibility for obtaining permissions and for any use rests exclusively with the user.
Copyright Date
1949
Copyright Holder Contact Information
Contact the Kitchener Public Library, at the email address below, for more information.
Location of Original
PB2
Terms of Use
If you would like to obtain a digital or print copy of this image, please see KPL's Photographic Reproduction Policy at http://www.kpl.org/localhistory/photographs
Contact
Kitchener Public Library
Email
WWW address
Agency street/mail address

85 Queen North

Kitchener, ON N2H 2H1

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Kitchener Public Utilities Commission charter bus


Postcard image shows a stationary "Kitchener-Waterloo Aeroliner" bus operated by the Kitchener Public Utilities Commission (PUC). The word "chartered" is displayed below the front windshield and the Kitchener PUC vehicle number 10 below.