Cohort Sighting: School Bus Van, Laotian Style; And One From 1935 For Contrast

School van f

I just finished posting that old Chevy school bus-van, when I ran across this posted at the Cohort by robadr. Is this to entice kids to go to school? I’ll also show you one a bit more spartan from 1935.

School van eq

I’m guessing it’s for a private school, as it’s a bit hard to imagine a public school (if there is such a thing) in Laos spending the bucks to decorate a van this extensively.

Shorpy school bus 1935 W Virginia

That van reminded me of this great picture I found at Shorpy some time back: a “school bus” from 1935. The good old days…