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  Topic: Remembering MaBSTOA Buses
B53RICH

Replies: 9
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PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Sun Feb 11, 2018 9:43 pm   Subject: Remembering MaBSTOA Buses
NYCTA 4022 on MABSTOA route M104. Photograph taken by Joe Caronetti, December 1984.

  Topic: Staten Island Old Looks and Macks
B53RICH

Replies: 17
Views: 2421

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Sat Aug 05, 2017 5:16 pm   Subject: Staten Island Old Looks and Macks
The last NYCTA GM TDH 5106's lasted up to around early 1973.
  Topic: Mr. Alan Linsky 1938-2017
B53RICH

Replies: 26
Views: 4801

PostForum: Member Introductions and Announcements   Posted: Sat Feb 11, 2017 8:56 pm   Subject: Mr. Alan Linsky 1938-2017
So sorry to hear this. We both once lived in the same neighborhood, years apart. Though we've never met, we used to communicate via private message on this site.
Alan was once concerned about the dis ...
  Topic: NYCTA "Batwing" Fishbowls
B53RICH

Replies: 19
Views: 6677

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Thu Jun 23, 2016 8:19 pm   Subject: NYCTA "Batwing" Fishbowls
As mentioned by MaBSTOA 15, here is a photo of 7753 with batwings and the
ad rack mounted on the rear AC unit. This bus had the most exterior ad panels. These series of buses also had illuminated in ...
  Topic: NYCTA "Batwing" Fishbowls
B53RICH

Replies: 19
Views: 6677

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Wed May 11, 2016 8:57 pm   Subject: NYCTA "Batwing" Fishbowls
I never did get a chance to take photos as well, though I had planned to. Visiting grandparents in Miami back in 1970, the first day off the plane to my surprise was a Miami bus with batwings.

He ...
  Topic: NYCTA First Generation Fishbowls
B53RICH

Replies: 8
Views: 3979

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Sun Nov 29, 2015 9:54 am   Subject: NYCTA First Generation Fishbowls
NYC's first generation fishbowls last year of service was around 1974, the year after the old looks were retired. I'm almost certain that by 1975 they were gone. None of the non-AC buses were ever ret ...
  Topic: Suffolk County Transit Roster
B53RICH

Replies: 826
Views: 216615

PostForum: Long Island & Westchester Buses   Posted: Sat Oct 17, 2015 11:37 am   Subject: Suffolk County Transit Roster
5007 signed for the S57 today. Though SBC handles both Ronkonkoma and Bay Shore yards, could 5002 and 5007 be loaners to Ronk.?
  Topic: Suffolk County Transit Roster
B53RICH

Replies: 826
Views: 216615

PostForum: Long Island & Westchester Buses   Posted: Thu Oct 15, 2015 5:15 pm   Subject: Suffolk County Transit Roster
Seen 2000 running.
Also 5002 has been running on the S57 for some time now.
  Topic: Last NYCTA Old Looks
B53RICH

Replies: 18
Views: 7478

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Sun Jul 05, 2015 9:56 pm   Subject: Last NYCTA Old Looks
The last NYCTA Old Looks to operate were the GM TDH5106's which were retired in 1973 with the arrival of the GM T6H5309A's in the 62/6300 series. The 1957 models in the 7000-7208 series and the 1958 ...
  Topic: Strange NICE Bus sighting this AM
B53RICH

Replies: 2
Views: 1679

PostForum: Long Island & Westchester Buses   Posted: Thu May 07, 2015 5:10 pm   Subject: Strange NICE Bus sighting this AM
Another odd NICE sighting this morning. An Orion V was about a block or so behind me traveling Old Bethpage Road,N/B. Probably a dead header of some sort. First time I've seen a NICE/LI Bus/MSBA bus o ...
  Topic: Grumman 870's (afterlife)
B53RICH

Replies: 38
Views: 13923

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Sun Apr 26, 2015 9:26 pm   Subject: Grumman 870's (afterlife)
1208 not ex-TA/OA.
1558 ex TA 383
1501 ex TA 400.
  Topic: Mr. Linsky, MIA?
B53RICH

Replies: 83
Views: 28895

PostForum: Member Introductions and Announcements   Posted: Fri Apr 24, 2015 7:31 am   Subject: Mr. Linsky, MIA?
Great to hear! Excellent news!
  Topic: Mr. Linsky, MIA?
B53RICH

Replies: 83
Views: 28895

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Mon Apr 20, 2015 4:50 pm   Subject: Mr. Linsky, MIA?
Several years ago, Mr. L. himself was concerned about another correspondent not heard from in a while. Several months after Mr. L. first contacted me, I was informed that person was doing fine. Hoping ...
  Topic: Strange NICE Bus sighting this AM
B53RICH

Replies: 2
Views: 1679

PostForum: Long Island & Westchester Buses   Posted: Fri Apr 10, 2015 8:50 pm   Subject: Strange NICE Bus sighting this AM
There were also two occasions, each in the morning around 7:30 AM or so I have seen A NICE bus signed as N72 heading up the hill, w/b from Rte. 110 on the LIE as well. LIRR service possibly? I was alr ...
  Topic: Historical Buses of NYC: Flx New Looks (Part 3)
B53RICH

Replies: 10
Views: 11467

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Tue Nov 11, 2014 10:16 pm   Subject: Historical Buses of NYC: Flx New Looks (Part 3)
Wow, my quote returns six years later!

To answer the question, "Did any of the 1964 Flxibles ever see any service at any time on any of the five Manhattan routes (1st / 2nd Avenue M15, Madison ...
 
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