Greyhound Celebrates 100th Anniversary

The Greyhound Bus Company is celebrating its 100th anniversary with a “Cross Country Centennial Tour” that offers a tour of some vintage buses like the Hupmobile (1914) and Silversides (1947), along with an interactive museum, in different cities / states across America.  For more information about the Greyhound Centennial Anniversary Tour or the Greyhound Bus Company, please visit

Greyhound began in 1914 in a small mining town of Hibbing, Minnesota by two Swedish immigrants named Andrew “Bus Andy” Anderson and Carl Eric Wickman.  Detailed information about the Greyhound history, company, timelines, and founders can be located at

Library Special Collections is now featuring a display with Greyhound Bus memorabilia from Kentucky in recognition of Greyhound’s 100th anniversary celebration.  The display contains books about Greyhound and also the periodical, Backfire, by the Southeastern Greyhound Bus Lines that can be found at Kentucky Library Research Collections.  Other interesting items contained in the display are bus schedules, tickets, toy buses, and photographs of vintage buses or old stations.



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