Bus [Ex Rangitoto North Shore Transport Company No.4]

White Motor Company, Manufacturer;  Gilmore, Joel and Williams, Manufacturer; 

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Maker and Role
White Motor Company, Manufacturer
Gilmore, Joel and Williams, Manufacturer
Production Date
1924 "White" motor bus. Chassis/motor (petrol), White Motor Company (USA); bodywork, thought to be by Gilmore, Joel and Williams (Auckland) for Alf Smith, 23 seats. Engine: 4 cylinder side valve petrol-driven. Transmission: 4 forward speeds crash gear box, one reverse. Brakes: Mechanical linkage to the rear wheels. White/ Cream in colour with a dark green horizontal central stripe with yellow writing ' No.4 NORTH SHORE TRANSPORT Co. Ltd.' Black engine cover including hub caps and undercarriage is black. Internal has dark green leather seats with wooden structures. Central wooden steering wheel.
Other Name
White Bus
Processed Material/Metal
Signature/Marks and Type
White Embossed
North Shore Transport Co. Ltd. Printed
Accession No
Credit Line
White Motor Company et al. 1923-1924. Bus [Ex Rangitoto North Shore Transport Company No.4], 1965.511. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).

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