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 Ford 29-B (HSR #88-92, 130-134)

Ford 29-B (HSR #88-92, 130-134)

Ten Ford 29-Bs were used by the HSR in the 1940s and 1950s. The buses arrived in Hamilton in 2 batches. 88-92 were built in 1943. 130-134 were originally built for the TTC as #775-779 in 1941, and were sold to the HSR in 1946. All 29-Bs were retired before the sale of the HSR to the City of Hamilton in 1959.

Some of the dates for these photos are unknown, and the locations are often just a guess. If you know either date or location, email me!

(All photos © Tom Luton, except where noted)

HSR 89, at the Sanford yard, spring 1950.

HSR 89 at the Sanford yard, spring 1950. (Photo by Stuart Westland)

HSR 130 (ex TTC 775), date and place unknown.

HSR 130 (ex TTC 775), date and place unknown. (Photo courtesy of the Hamilton Public Library, Local History & Archives.)