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Slide 13

Also very much a part of the 735 Firebird Family was the Squadron Bus, alias the Cucumber, the Pickle, or Rumble Guts.

If you can't find'm, grind'm, was a favorite comment as we traveled uphill and down...even when on a flat surface the old girl had tummy trouble.

This 1954 Northern Flyer, Canadian Armed Forces Bus had a personality all its own and it took us all over but always managed to get us home. It was a constant battle to keep her going.

The two in blue are Alex Murray with the bagpipes and Gary Kramer in colour party whites. The Lorne Scots Army Cadets of Oakville and the boys in Red are another Air Cadet Squadron, possibly 826.