INTERCITY BUS COMPANIES

AMERICAN BUSLINES


1942 MAP


Incorporated 1935 as All American Bus Lines.

In 1944 acquired the following companies:

Eastern Trails/Eastern Trailways
Formed in 1937, joined Trailways in 1939.

Operated from New York to Washington.

Northern Trails/Northern Trailways
Formed in 1938, acquired route from Safeway Lines and joined Trailways in 1939.

Operated from New York to Pittsburgh.

All American Bus Lines in 1946 acquired Burlington Transportation Co. and renamed to American Buslines, and joined Trailways.

In 1948 acquired control of the following company:

Gibson Lines

Operated various directions from Sacramento CA

American Buslines sold in 1953 to Transcontinental Bus System/Continental Trailways.


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