The Big Yellow School Bus
Carpenter Body Works was located in Mitchell, Indiana.
Motto: The Safest Link Between Home and School
The Carpenter Exhibit is the brainchild of Jeff Routh
NOTE: Click on the thumbnail image to see the enlarged photo in the main screen.
THE END COMES FOR CARPENTER BODY WORKS
- Founded in 1919.
- Decades of being one of the “Big Six” major manufacturers of school buses in North America.
- 2001: After years of declining market share, Carpenter Body Works was closed by its parent company, Spartan Motors.
A Powerpoint traveling exhibit of more than 100 images from Carpenter is available on a loan basis for your group or meeting. Contact Jeff Routh to make arrangements to use this presentation.