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  Topic: Canadian New Look GMC's in New York
MaBSTOA 15

Replies: 71
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PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Tue Aug 08, 2017 8:41 am   Subject: Canadian New Look GMC's in New York
Queens Transit/Queens Surface had a New Look bus with square windows.
  Topic: Triboro Coach Tow Truck
MaBSTOA 15

Replies: 2
Views: 131

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Mon Aug 07, 2017 11:37 am   Subject: Triboro Coach Tow Truck
The winning bid was for $2000.00.

BTW, the location of this truck was Boonville, New York
  Topic: Triboro Coach Tow Truck
MaBSTOA 15

Replies: 2
Views: 131

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Mon Jul 31, 2017 7:55 pm   Subject: Triboro Coach Tow Truck
This former Triboro Coach tow truck is for sale on EBay, item #311926442369

Current bids: 16; current bid amount: $1425.00

It's a GMC 2 1/2 ton 6X6 ex-U.S. Army truck from World War !!
  Topic: Staten Island Old Looks and Macks
MaBSTOA 15

Replies: 17
Views: 745

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Wed Jul 26, 2017 9:11 pm   Subject: Staten Island Old Looks and Macks
The City retired the last Mack C-49s and the GM TDH 5106s in 1971.
  Topic: Buses and the Puerto Rican Day Parade, then and now
MaBSTOA 15

Replies: 66
Views: 2555

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Mon Jul 17, 2017 7:36 pm   Subject: Buses and the Puerto Rican Day Parade, then and now
#1452 is a GM TDH-4507, part of the fleet numbers 1300-1499, serial numbers 351-550 of 1947. This was the second order of 4507s made by Surface Transportation.
  Topic: Queen Marys for Sale
MaBSTOA 15

Replies: 1
Views: 165

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Mon Jul 10, 2017 6:31 pm   Subject: Queen Marys for Sale
Fifth Avenue Coach offers three non operational Queen Marys on sale

Note the date for tendering of the bids
  Topic: Avenue B and east Broadway Flxible
MaBSTOA 15

Replies: 0
Views: 167

PostForum: Transit Bus Manufacturers   Posted: Mon Jul 10, 2017 5:17 pm   Subject: Avenue B and east Broadway Flxible
This is a Flxible issued flyer
  Topic: 'GM OLD LOOK ODDITIES'
MaBSTOA 15

Replies: 375
Views: 177617

PostForum: Transit Bus Manufacturers   Posted: Mon Jul 10, 2017 3:46 pm   Subject: 'GM OLD LOOK ODDITIES'
Here is another view
  Topic: Historical Buses of NYC: Gen 2 Fishbowls I
MaBSTOA 15

Replies: 11
Views: 2974

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Mon Jul 10, 2017 3:43 pm   Subject: Historical Buses of NYC: Gen 2 Fishbowls I
An interesting New Look, #3000 of the NYPD
  Topic: Historical Buses of NYC: Gen 2 Fishbowls I
MaBSTOA 15

Replies: 11
Views: 2974

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Mon Jul 10, 2017 3:41 pm   Subject: Historical Buses of NYC: Gen 2 Fishbowls I
Two ex-Surface Transit "New Looks" in service for MaBSTOA

3154 is on route 2, Concourse in the Bronx
  Topic: Buses and the Puerto Rican Day Parade, then and now
MaBSTOA 15

Replies: 66
Views: 2555

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Mon Jul 10, 2017 3:37 pm   Subject: Buses and the Puerto Rican Day Parade, then and now
Here is a view of a line up of GM buses ready for delivery led by a Fifth Avenue Coach TDH-4506, number 2205 still in the gray and white scheme as required by the ODT. Other models and operators follo ...
  Topic: 'VINTAGE NEW YORK CITY'
MaBSTOA 15

Replies: 2237
Views: 982357

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Mon Jul 03, 2017 5:06 pm   Subject: More Buses in Washington Square
These two photos were taken in January - February 1962. Note the buses still have the Fifth Avenue Coach colors, lettering and slogan.

a) a GM TDH-5106
b) a GM TDH-5104 and a GM TDH-4506
  Topic: Buses and the Puerto Rican Day Parade, then and now
MaBSTOA 15

Replies: 66
Views: 2555

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Mon Jul 03, 2017 5:00 pm   Subject: To further wet your appetite!
These are Fifth Avenue Coach "New Looks" (I hate the term "fishbowl")
shortly before the city take over
  Topic: Is this London??
MaBSTOA 15

Replies: 1
Views: 147

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Mon Jul 03, 2017 4:55 pm   Subject: Is this London??
Look twice and you will see two TDH-4509s of New York City Omnibus in traffic.
  Topic: Buses and the Puerto Rican Day Parade, then and now
MaBSTOA 15

Replies: 66
Views: 2555

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Sat Jul 01, 2017 7:15 pm   Subject: Regarding the Fifth Avenue Coach New Looks...
Fifth Avenue Coach thought very highly of their GM "New Look" buses, they even used them on the cover of their 1959 Annual Report.

The artists rendition I assume is because the buses had ...
 
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