Americoach - H.O. DeBoer and Associates - DeBoer Americoach - 1940s-1960s Lombard, Illinois
|DeBoer school bus bodies are
advertised in the Chevrolet's 1947 Silver book.
Known school bus body builder - listed in Chevrolet Silver Book and 1951 school bus brochures.
DeBoer school bus bodies were marketed as Americoach or DeBoer Americoach and usually used Ford chassis. The were also a featured body builder in the Ford Truck catalogs during the late 1940s and 1950s.
Some 137" short wheelbase 1958 Americoaches featured Ford P-series chassis with front ends that looked like they were sourced from Vanette.
Lombard and Crete are both suburbs of Chicago, Lombard 20 miles to the West, Crete 20 miles south of the City, just west of the Indiana border.
Although probably not related, Americoach of Crete IL. has a fleet of 20 47-57 passenger coaches.
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