Well, after dealing with transport broker bozos for two months I finally found a fully insured independent who got my bus here in short order and for a lot less than the so called "Pros". Great guy by the name of Okie Newton. He works out of Texas City near Houston, but pretty much covers the country. If anyone is looking for a hauler, I'll be more than happy to pass along his contact info.
Here are a few pix of "Bringing Home Baby"... The Arrival About to Offload In the work bay
I immediately started gutting the interior, but with the heat index here way over 110 in the shade, I didn't last too long.
Let the fun begin...