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  Topic: MaBSTOA Nostalgia ("Take 2")
Hart Bus

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PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Thu Mar 18, 2021 11:32 am   Subject: MaBSTOA Nostalgia ("Take 2")
I posted a photo link to an early 1980's photo of a Flex New Look climbing that grade, in my "Puerto Rican Day" thread awhile back; that grade looked QUITE formidable to ANY bus, regardless ...
  Topic: A New York Bus Service Stranger
Hart Bus

Replies: 7
Views: 1746

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Fri Oct 30, 2020 11:27 am   Subject: A New York Bus Service Stranger
These vehicles were actually potable classrooms. At one time the NYC Board of Ed had to provide certain services to parochial school students, but due to separation of church and state, those teacher ...
  Topic: A New York Bus Service Stranger
Hart Bus

Replies: 7
Views: 1746

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Fri Oct 30, 2020 11:26 am   Subject: A New York Bus Service Stranger
These vehicles were actually potable classrooms. At one time the NYC Board of Ed had to provide certain services to parochial school students, but due to separation of church and state, those teacher ...
  Topic: Buses at Shea, 1960's.......
Hart Bus

Replies: 45
Views: 12121

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Thu Sep 03, 2020 10:58 am   Subject: Buses at Shea, 1960's.......
Regarding my previous post on the passing of Mets' Tom Seaver (aka "The Franchise").....

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tom_Seaver

As an original Met fan since 1962 may Tom rest in peac ...
  Topic: Buses at Shea, 1960's.......
Hart Bus

Replies: 45
Views: 12121

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Thu Sep 03, 2020 10:58 am   Subject: Buses at Shea, 1960's.......
Regarding my previous post on the passing of Mets' Tom Seaver (aka "The Franchise").....

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tom_Seaver

As an original Met fan since 1962 may Tom rest in peac ...
  Topic: Something Rare In New York
Hart Bus

Replies: 8
Views: 3718

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Fri Aug 14, 2020 10:42 am   Subject: Something Rare In New York
When did the Department of Hospitals morph into the Health and Hospitals Corporation, exactly?

IIRC It was sometime during the Lindsay years, when City Hall came up with with the idea of consolidat ...
  Topic: Something Rare In New York
Hart Bus

Replies: 8
Views: 3718

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Fri Aug 14, 2020 10:41 am   Subject: Something Rare In New York
When did the Department of Hospitals morph into the Health and Hospitals Corporation, exactly?

IIRC It was sometime during the Lindsay years, when City Hall came up with with the idea of consolidat ...
  Topic: Happy Birthday, Trix!/"Noo Yawk" cameos
Hart Bus

Replies: 273
Views: 76367

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Fri Nov 15, 2019 3:32 pm   Subject: Happy Birthday, Trix!/"Noo Yawk" cameos
First-generation #2050, Park Row & Beekman.

The discount record store seen across the street (check out the sign for records and tapes!) dates this photo as much as the bus itself does......... ...
  Topic: Happy Birthday, Trix!/"Noo Yawk" cameos
Hart Bus

Replies: 273
Views: 76367

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Wed Nov 06, 2019 11:09 am   Subject: Happy Birthday, Trix!/"Noo Yawk" cameos
Old Look #7105 (looking "sidelined") appears to be OOS in this 1971 shot taken at Merrick & 90th (IMPRESSIVE line-up of Fishbowls at the rear!)

http://bus.nycsubway.org/perl/show?1828 ...
  Topic: Happy Birthday, Trix!/"Noo Yawk" cameos
Hart Bus

Replies: 273
Views: 76367

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Fri Nov 01, 2019 3:36 pm   Subject: Happy Birthday, Trix!/"Noo Yawk" cameos
Now sporting the new MTA blue paint scheme, #6855 is at the head of the line, at Park Row & Beekman, 1972..

The RHIENGOLD batwing ad is yet another "gee it's all gone" reminder of ano ...
  Topic: Happy Birthday, Trix!/"Noo Yawk" cameos
Hart Bus

Replies: 273
Views: 76367

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Fri Nov 01, 2019 3:32 pm   Subject: Happy Birthday, Trix!/"Noo Yawk" cameos
For reasons obvious here, MaBSTOA's GRUMMAN #631* would have indeed been a "show stopper" today, had it been lucky enough to been included in today's Museum Fleet.....

http://bus.nycsubwa ...
  Topic: Happy Birthday, Trix!/"Noo Yawk" cameos
Hart Bus

Replies: 273
Views: 76367

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Fri Nov 01, 2019 3:29 pm   Subject: Happy Birthday, Trix!/"Noo Yawk" cameos
Easily the most distinctive of all New York Old Looks (damn, why wasn't at least ONE saved? They certainly were unique enough to warrant a place in the future Museum Fleet!)

http://bus.nycsubway.or ...
  Topic: Happy Birthday, Trix!/"Noo Yawk" cameos
Hart Bus

Replies: 273
Views: 76367

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Thu Oct 31, 2019 2:25 pm   Subject: Happy Birthday, Trix!/"Noo Yawk" cameos
I now am recalling when, one day (when Your's Truly) was just starting school!) and Mom and I were in New York, on one of our frequent summertime day trips.

Mom asked me if I wanted to take a bus r ...
  Topic: "Closed Door" express service
Hart Bus

Replies: 39
Views: 17989

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Wed Sep 18, 2019 10:10 am   Subject: "Closed Door" express service
I remember taking the express buses that ran in NYC some 45 years ago. They made some pickups on Third or Sixth Avenues. They then went express to Queens and only made designated drop-offs to the en ...
  Topic: Now that the RTS is history.....what might be the new "
Hart Bus

Replies: 131
Views: 48184

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Thu Sep 05, 2019 9:11 am   Subject: Now that the RTS is history.....what might be the new "
I believe that these suburban type coaches were used on the Racetrack runs to Yonkers Raceway and Roosevelt Raceway
 
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