Greyhound Lines: Annotated Bibliography

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Greyhound Lines[edit source | edit] A B-class article from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Currently a good article nominee. 1,764 Revisions (> 30 days), 720 Authors, – Page watchers, – Pageviews (30 days), Created by: Alexwcovington (8,240) · See full page statistics This article is about the US bus line. For Greyhound bus lines in other countries, see Greyhound (disambiguation). Greyhound Lines Greyhound UK logo.png Greyhound Prevost X3-45 (2009 scheme).jpg Greyhound Lines Prevost X3-45 in New York City in August 2009 Slogan Go Greyhound and Leave the Driving to Us! Parent FirstGroup Founded 1914 by Carl Wickman Headquarters Patriot Tower 350 North Saint Paul Street Dallas, Texas Service area United States, Canada, and Mexico[1] Service …show more content…

On indie rock band The Hang Ups' album "So We Go", the last song is called "Greyhound Bus". Creedence Clearwater Revival mention Greyhound in their 1969 song, "Lodi". Billy Joel's "New York State of Mind" from the "Turnstiles" album, released on May 19, 1976, refers to taking "a Greyhound on the Hudson River Line."[118] The stage musical Violet, like the short story "The Ugliest Pilgrim" on which it is based, follows the title character on a Greyhound Bus trip from Spruce Pine, North Carolina to Tulsa, Oklahoma and back. American rock band The Mountain Goats references the narrator being "headed for the greyhound" in See America Right off of the album Tallahassee. Kenny Chesney's song "Pirate Flag" describes the singer's escape from a small mountain town by taking a Greyhound bus to (what is implied to be) Key West, Florida. Dexter Freebish's 2000 hit "Leaving Town" mentions Greyhound ("Take a drag and wait for the Greyhound, the world is your playground"). See also[edit source | …show more content…

greyhoundhistory.com. Retrieved 5 January 2015. Jump up ^ Hall, Mordaunt. "It Happened One Night (1934): NYT Critics' Pick". New York Times. Retrieved 11 April 2014. Jump up ^ "Historical Timeline". Greyhound Lines. Retrieved 11 April 2014. Jump up ^ "Transport: Greyhound's Litter". Time Magazine. 10 August 1936. Retrieved 11 April 2014. Class I railroads of the U. S. carried 445,995,000 passengers in 1935. Last week, the National Association of Motor Bus Operators announced that non-local bus lines had beaten this mark by carrying 651,999,000 passengers in 1935. An increase of almost 50% over 1934, it was the first time busses had handled more traffic than their biggest rivals. Jump up ^ "Transport: Greyhound's Litter". Time Magazine. 10 August 1936. Retrieved 11 April 2014. To keep pace with this new business, the largest U. S. bus line, Greyhound Corp., last week whelped the first 25 of a litter of 305 new busses, completely outmoding present standard equipment. Jump up ^ Luther, Roger. "The Greyhound Runs Again: First Impressions at a Streamline Bus Station". Treasures of the Southern Tier. Binghamton Press & Sun-Bulletin. Retrieved 11 April

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