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1946 International Harvester K-5

1946 International Harvester K-5 in Into the Wild, Movie, 2007 IMDB

Class: Bus, Single-deck — Model origin: US

1946 International Harvester K-5

[*][*][*][*] Vehicle used a lot by a main character or for a long time

Comments about this vehicle

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Pokeoddsponge US

2007-09-04 22:50

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Chassis: International Harvester Loadstar
Body: Not sure on this... possibly Ward? Anyone have input on this?

Gag Halfrunt UK

2008-01-07 13:54

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Christopher lives
Spoiler - click here to see it
and dies

in this bus while he's in Alaska, so I'd say it's worth at least four stars.

-- Last edit: 2009-03-26 23:08:15 (G-MANN)

antp BE

2008-01-07 18:01

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On the other hand if the vehicle is used as house rather than as vehicle, I am not sure that we can count that as "used" :think:

Wampa-One US

2008-01-16 16:49

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picture from veturilo
[Image: intothewildgn5.th.jpg]

Pokeoddsponge US

2008-08-24 21:35

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The better picture shows it isn't an International Loadstar like I thought it was in the other picture, i'm not sure what this is actually.

Q-Ball JP

2008-11-10 00:28

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Looks to be a 1942 Ford B-series, or an F-series with a bus body.

veturiloj FR

2009-01-16 05:55

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On peut lire le nom de la compagnie d'autobus : "Fairbanks city transit system…" n°142. C'est un piste pour avoir l'info. du constructeur.

G-MANN UK

2009-03-13 22:41

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[Image: intothewildmagicbus2.8286.jpg] [Image: intothewildmagicbus3.8633.jpg] [Image: intothewildmagicbus4.3377.jpg] [Image: intothewildmagicbus5.581.jpg]
[Image: intothewildmagicbus7.5836.jpg]

A photo of the real Christopher McCandless, in front of the real "Magic Bus":

[Image: intothewildmagicbus8.9821.jpg]

G-MANN UK

2009-03-13 22:44

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Gag Halfrunt wrote Christopher lives (and dies) in this bus while he's in Alaska, so I'd say it's worth at least four stars.


antp wrote On the other hand if the vehicle is used as house rather than as vehicle, I am not sure that we can count that as "used"


Even though it never moves, this bus becomes Chris's home in the Alaskan wilderness
Spoiler - click here to see it
and he dies in this bus


so I think it has an important role.

-- Last edit: 2009-03-26 23:09:28

Ddey65 US

2009-03-14 00:02

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It's an International Harvester KB-Series of some kind. Too old to be a Loadstar.


-- Last edit: 2009-03-14 08:54:48

G-MANN UK

2009-03-26 23:09

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We still need to reach a decision on the star rating for this vehicle.

G-MANN UK

2009-04-16 23:10

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Since no one bothered to comment I decided to give it 4 stars.

Skid US

2009-07-06 23:33

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1947-1949. This bus was left as temporary shelter during the re-clearing of the Stampede Trail between 1961 and 1963.

CarNut07 US

2009-10-18 15:20

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This is a 1946 K-5 with a Wayne school bus body. The KB series didn't begin until 1947.

CaMAroFaN PH

2009-10-28 05:43

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It didn't move in this film.

62imperial US

2013-07-28 04:37

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The movie prop bus is now on display at the 49th State Brewery in Healy, Alaska:
http://49thstateofmind.blogspot.com/2011/05/here-comes-bus.html
The original is still there on the Stampede Trail, although in worse condition now; bullet holes have nearly obliterated the number 142.

cycolac fan EN

2015-12-16 18:05

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The real bus is still in place, it had the engine and seats removed and was towed behind a bulldozer and used as sleeping quarters by the road builders until the axle broke. Then it was left there to be used by anyone who needed somewhere to shelter.

Sadly over the years it has been vandalised, all the windows broken, names written and scratched all over the interior and parts such as the steering wheel stolen.
Amazing that people will travel so far just to cause damage.

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