INTERCITY BUS COMPANIES

NORTH COAST TRANSPORTATION CO.

Had its origins as follows:

Park Auto Transportation Co.
Incorporated in 1921, renamed in 1926 to North Coast Transportation Co.

Operated from Seattle to Everett.

Subsequently acquired the following companies:

Seattle-Tacoma Union Stage Line
Acquired in 1922 by Park Auto Transportation Co.

Operated from Seattle to Tacoma.

Enumclaw Transportation Co.
Acquired in 1924 by Park Auto Transportation Co.

Operated from Auburn to Buckley.

Camas Stage Co.
Acquired in 1926 by Park Auto Transportation Co.

Operated from Portland and Vancouver to Washougal and Kelso.

Northwest Transportation Co.
Acquired in 1926 by Park Auto Transportation Co.

Operated from Kelso to Olympia.

Tacoma-Olympia Stage Line
Acquired in 1927 by North Coast Transportation Co.

Operated from Tacoma to Olympia.

Portland-Seattle Stage Co.
Acquired in 1929 by North Coast Transportation Co.

Operated from Portland to Seattle.

North Coast Transportation Co. acquired in 1926 as a bus subsidiary of Puget Sound Power & Light Co., which also owned the Pacific Northwest Traction Co. (north of Seattle) and Puget Sound Electric Railway (south of Seattle) interurban railways. In 1930, those companies were absorbed into North Coast Transportation Co.

(Further information on the electric interurban railway predecessors.)

In 1929, through acquisitions, service extended further north of Everett to Vancouver BC.

Sold 1949 to North Coast Greyhound Lines, consolidated in 1950 with Northwest Greyhound Lines, subsequently consolidated in 1957 into Western Division of Greyhound.


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