OBSCURE SUBURBAN/INTERURBAN BUS LINES

IOWA

Mostly a sampling of bus companies listed in the 1952 Mass Transportation's Directory.

Additional bus companies, listed as existing during 1930's, are mentioned in the WPA American Guide Series of state guidebooks.


Bert Cannon Lines - existed in 1930's, served Council Bluffs.

Cedar Rapids & Ottumwa Line - existed in 1930's.

Des Moines-Winterset - existed in 1930's.

Gwinner Bus Lines - served Fort Dodge, Lehigh, Dayton.

Hampton Bus Co. - served Maquoketa, Anamosa, Cedar Rapids.

Manawa Bus Lines - served Council Bluffs to Lake Manawa.

Manchester & Oneida Railway Co. - served Manchester to Oneida.

Suburban Bus Line - connected Des Moines with Runnells, Adelphi, Woodland, Carbondale, Youngstown.

Thornton Bus Lines - served Griswold, Treynor, Council Bluffs, Omaha NE.

Walrod Bus Line - existed in 1930's, served Clinton.

Wendt Motor Bus Line - existed in 1930's, served Keokuk.

White Star - existed in 1930's, served Sioux City.


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