Bluebird Bus Company has been around for about 80 years. It started in 1927 when Albert Luce built Blue bird #1. This coach was one of the first to use steel construction, establishing a landmark in school transportation. In 1935, the Bluebird Buses were manufactured out of the first plant that was entirely dedicated to the production of Bluebird school buses for sale. In 1937, they made all steel body Blue bird buses for sale. 1948 saw the first front engine Bluebird transit bus built. 1963 brought about the first Bluebird Wanderlodge Plant.
They are best known for their Bluebird school buses for sale, but have also manufactured coaches for other applications. They have manufactured motorhomes and Bluebird transit buses, not to confine themselves to any one part of the coach building industry. Interestingly enough they have also produced specialty vehicles like mobile library buses, mobile blood donation centers, and mobile command centers for police! Their headquarters is in Fort Valley, Georgia. Fortunately, their focus on the Blue Bird school bus for sale was well placed. After World War II, schools made efforts to consolidate. They became larger and fewer, which meant that children may have had to go outside of their neighborhood to get to school. This created a demand for more public transportation, hence Bluebird bus sales improving.
It was around 1950 that the Bluebird All American bus was born. It featured a flat transit style front, and was a pioneer in success of a transit style bus in the schools. In 1952, The first Bluebird bus for sale to be built on their own Blue Bird manufactured chassis was built. Nowadays, they manufacture practically all of their own chassis.
The school craze, coupled with the baby boom generation hitting the highschools, made it a great time for Blue Bird bus sales. Additionally, they topped out as one of the 6 big manufacturers for school transportation. The recession of the 80's hurt everyone, but they managed to fare better than most, and they came out the other side in excellent position. At that time, one out of every three school buses was a Bluebird Bus.
Bluebird Buses for Sale
- What different Blue Bird Bus for sale models are there? All American, All American A3, All American D3, Bluebird Wanderlodge LX, Blue Bird Wanderlodge LXi, Wanderlodge M380, TC1000, TC2000, Minibird, Microbird, Propane powered Micro Bird, Vision, MB2, MB4, Conventional, CV200, SBCV, CS, Ultra LF, Ultra LMB, Xcel 102, Envirobus 2000, EC72, Bluebird Q-Bus, RE, FE
- Where can I find used Bluebird buses for sale? It is pretty easy to find a used Blue Bird bus. There are many dealers where you can find them used, and a quick search on the internet can lead you to many different options. You may even be able to find a Blue Bird bus for sale near you!
- Where can I find Bluebird bus parts? Blue Bird bus parts can be found at Blue Bird bus dealers. You can also find them on the main Bluebird bus website.
Bluebird Wanderlodge for Sale
This model line is a radical departure from the Bluebird school bus for sale business, but certainly was a success regardless. A Blue Bird Wanderlodge for sale is a luxury motorcoach. The first was built in 1963 and the design was based on the Bluebird All American. This was not amongst the normal Bluebird bus conversions. This was a class A vehicle. These beauties were literally mobile homes, sometimes actually costing as much as a house. They ran from 38-43 feet, and were typically sold to the wealthy or the famous. As a strategic business decision, the Bluebird bus company discontinued production in order to focus on their Bluebird school bus for sale industry.
Bluebird Bus Time Table
Approximate Start and End dates of Bluebird Bus times of production by decade and model.
|Started: 1970 All American, 1970 Conventional, 1975 Micro Bird, 1976 Mini Bird.||Started: 1987 TC2000, 1988 New All American.||Started: 1992 CV2, 1992 MB-II, 1992 MB-IV, 1997 TC1000, 2000 All American A3. Ended: 2000 MBII, 2000 MBIV.||Started: 2004 Vision, 2004 SBCV, 2010 All American D3, 2011 Girardin Microbird. Ended: 2002 TC1000, 2003 TC2000, 2003 CV200, 2004 Conventional, 2005 Minibird, 2008 SBCV, 2010 All American A3, 2011 Microbird.|
Bluebird Bus Dealer List
Here is a list of Bluebird Bus Dealers If you are looking for Bluebird Buses for sale.
- New Jersey, Trenton, 08619
- American Bus and Coach, LLC - 609-689-2500
- New York, Port Washington, 11050
- Bird Bus Sales 516-767-2700
- California, Colton, 92324
- A-Z Bus Sales - 951-781-7188
- Colorado, Henderson 80640
- Colorado/West Equipment, Inc 308-288-1300
- Georgia, Austell, 30168
- Yancey Bus Sales & Service GA - 866-692-2473
- Ohio, Lima, 45801
- Cardinal Bus Sales & Service, Inc - 419-225-5552
- Pennsylvania, Gibsonia, 15044
- Blue Bird Bus Sales of Pittsburgh, Inc. - 724-898-2472
- Washington, Everett, 98204
- Bryson Sales & Service of Washington, Inc - 877-882-7976
If you know of a dealer you can add to our Bluebird Dealer List, email us with their name and phone number at firstname.lastname@example.org.