"Detroit Transit History.info"
|The following links will display various photos of the numerous
transit vehicles which at one time operated along the streets of
Detroit. (These photos are grouped by the decade purchased)
|Photos of Birney safety-cars, Peter Witt streetcars, and the numerous
styles of miscellaneous buses purchased during the 1920's.
Photos of the original small-size Fords, and the front and rear engine
Ford Transit buses popular with the DSR during the 1930's. Also
featured, the Plymouth "Electric Coach" line trolley-coaches by Twin.
Photos featuring the DSR post-war gasoline powered buses purchased
during the 1940's, including the Whites, Macks, and Twins, and the
small-size Transit and Checker buses. Also included, the first GM
diesels, the PCC's, and the Twin trackless trolley-coaches.
Photos of the St. Louis Car Co trackless trolley-coaches, and the GM
"old-looks" purchased during the 1950's.
Photo of the GM "new-looks" purchased during the 1960's. Also
included are the DSR Mini-buses, and the short-lived Flxible buses.
Photos of the last GMC "new-looks" under both the DSR and DDOT,
and the DDOT fleet of RTS-II's purchased during the 1970's.
Photos of the GMC and MCI "Classics" and Neoplan articulated buses
purchased by DDOT during the 1980's.
Photos of the New-Flyers, NovaBUS RTS's, and other miscellaneous
buses purchased during the 1990's.
Photos of the NovaBUS RTS and New-Flyer "low-floor" buses
purchased during the 2000's.
|Clicking-on "NEXT" will start you along your photo journey from the 1920's thru 2000's.