OBSCURE SUBURBAN/INTERURBAN BUS LINES

WASHINGTON (SEATTLE AREA)

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.

For some of the earliest bus companies, listed in early reports of the Washington Department of Public Works, a first year of operations is listed.


SUBURBAN BUS COMPANIES LISTED IN RUSSELL'S GUIDE

Suburban and interurban bus companies listed in the Russell's Official National Motor Coach Guide, which was primarily a resource for intercity bus lines.

Everett-Arlington Stage (Everett to Arlington and Darrington, 1922-1948)

Bremerton-Tacoma Stages (Bremerton to Tacoma, until 1987)


EVERETT/SNOHOMISH COUNTY

Everett Intercity Stages - served Everett, Arlington, Darrington, intermediate points.

Independent Stages - existed in 1930's, also served Seattle.

Mukilteo-Everett Stages - served Mukilteo, Everett.

Mukilteo & Whidbey Island Stages - existed in 1930's.

Pacific Stages - existed in 1930's.


TACOMA/PIERCE COUNTY

Ace Stage Co. - existed in 1930's.

Benjamin Franklin Lines - existed in 1930's.

Blue Line - existed in 1930's.

Bremerton Stages - existed in 1930's.

Grays Harbor Stages - existed in 1930's.

Independent Dollar Line - existed in 1930's.

Lake Drive Transit Co. - connected Tacoma with Lakewood.

Lake Shore Lines - existed in 1930's.

Lake Shore Stage Line - served Tacoma, suburbs.

National Park Stages - existed in 1930's.

Puyallup-Tacoma Transit Co. - began operations in 1921, existed in 1930's.

Waller Road & Summit Bus Co. - served Tacoma, suburbs.

Nisqually Valley Lines - served Vail, Rainer, Yelm, Nickenna, Roy, Tacoma.


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