Illustrated History for GCS253


Chassis: LD6G 104096
Body: 8279 Series 2
Engine: Gardner 6LW Configuration: H33/27R, H33/27RD
Status: Exported     Last Reported: 7/2021

Last updated : July 2nd 2021 (brought up-to-date)

by 2/2021 - current
Mary Shannon Moore, Mars Hill, North Carolina, U.S.A.
by 5/2002 - ?/202?
Jim Lugo, Royston, Georgia, U.S.A. Intended for conversion to a mobile Christian bookshop but not executed. Remained in storage in derelict condition
by 2/1997 - ?/200?
Old Savannah Tours, Savannah, Georgia, U.S.A. Loaned to Mighty Eighth Air Force Museum, Pooler, Georgia, c?/1999 to c4/2002
by 6/1994 - ?/199?
Truck & Trailer Sales, Walterboro, South Carolina, U.S.A. (dealer)
?/197? - ?/19??
KOA Kampgrounds, Kissimmee, Florida, U.S.A. Used on shuttle services to Disneyland
10/1975 - ?/197?
Jones, Jacksonville, Florida, U.S.A. (dealer)
8/1975 - 10/1975
Ensign, Hornchurch (dealer)
3/1955 - 8/1975
Western S.M.T. Company Ltd. 1167. Altered to H33/27RD, ?/1971


GCS253 in 2021
Photo : Mike Pannell
GCS253 in 2004
Photo : Bob Martin
GCS253 with Old Savannah Tours
Photo : c/o Mary Shannon Moore
GCS253 in 1975
Photo : Brian Pritchard


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