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  Topic: 'VINTAGE NEW YORK CITY'
Mr. Linsky

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PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Mon Mar 09, 2015 4:32 pm   Subject: 'VINTAGE NEW YORK CITY'
It's sometime in 1949 at the border line between New York City and Nassau County to the east (as evidenced by the 'triple lens' traffic signal hanging in the background - the type of which had yet to ...
  Topic: 'VINTAGE SUFFOLK COUNTY'
Mr. Linsky

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Views: 156213

PostForum: Long Island & Westchester Buses   Posted: Sun Mar 08, 2015 2:13 pm   Subject: 'VINTAGE SUFFOLK COUNTY'


The only other airport I can think of is La Guardia (LGA). I also think it could be a shuttle at a park (like Jones beach) or maybe at Belmont race track.


Tiny Tim,

I might agree with you ...
  Topic: 'VINTAGE SUFFOLK COUNTY'
Mr. Linsky

Replies: 296
Views: 156213

PostForum: Long Island & Westchester Buses   Posted: Sat Mar 07, 2015 4:54 pm   Subject: 'VINTAGE SUFFOLK COUNTY'
I wonder what the two words are under the words FREE BUS.
Thanks.
Joe

Joe,

It says 'Between Terminal And' with listing of lot numbers below.

Something else bothers me; the two sets of numbe ...
  Topic: 'VINTAGE SUFFOLK COUNTY'
Mr. Linsky

Replies: 296
Views: 156213

PostForum: Long Island & Westchester Buses   Posted: Sat Mar 07, 2015 3:58 pm   Subject: 'VINTAGE SUFFOLK COUNTY'
S-60 To Smith Haven Mall,

This one is a real shot in the dark because I'm unsure of the location but I've taken a stab at it and have begun at the most logical place.

Seen in January of 1971 in ...
  Topic: 'VINTAGE NEW YORK CITY'
Mr. Linsky

Replies: 2261
Views: 1190393

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Thu Mar 05, 2015 4:30 pm   Subject: 'VINTAGE NEW YORK CITY'
In another nostalgic look at Manhattan of the early forties, we see Fifth Avenue Coach Company (FACCO) fleet # 1206 on its namesake avenue approaching 33rd. Street as it trundles north from Washington ...
  Topic: 'VINTAGE NEW YORK CITY'
Mr. Linsky

Replies: 2261
Views: 1190393

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Tue Mar 03, 2015 6:40 pm   Subject: 'VINTAGE NEW YORK CITY'
Because the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad (B&O) had no direct entree into either of Manhattan's two major rail hubs after 1926, a curbside shuttle bus service was begun in the mid twenties (to be kn ...
  Topic: 'VINTAGE NEW YORK CITY'
Mr. Linsky

Replies: 2261
Views: 1190393

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Sat Feb 28, 2015 4:38 pm   Subject: 'VINTAGE NEW YORK CITY'
The attached image reminds me very much of an accident back in the forties on Metropolitan Avenue in Kew Gardens (NY) in which a car attempting to pass a trolley wound up squeezed between that trolley ...
  Topic: The Magnificent Scenicruiser: "America's Bus"
Mr. Linsky

Replies: 107
Views: 52657

PostForum: General Bus Forum - All Bus Topics   Posted: Thu Feb 26, 2015 2:05 pm   Subject: The Magnificent Scenicruiser: "America's Bus"
Mr. "L":

As usual, many thanks for another wonderful combination....LOVE those classic "Baby Scenicruisers"! Very Happy

BTW:

Can you shed any light whatsoever on my GREYHOUND hos ...
  Topic: The Magnificent Scenicruiser: "America's Bus"
Mr. Linsky

Replies: 107
Views: 52657

PostForum: General Bus Forum - All Bus Topics   Posted: Wed Feb 25, 2015 6:18 pm   Subject: The Magnificent Scenicruiser: "America's Bus"
The 1955 Flxible "VISTALINER"......

http://www.curbsideclassic.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/Flxible-Vistaliner-1955.jpg

(courtesy: CurbsideClassics)


NYO,

Interesting coincide ...
  Topic: 'VINTAGE NEW YORK CITY'
Mr. Linsky

Replies: 2261
Views: 1190393

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Wed Feb 25, 2015 5:29 pm   Subject: 'VINTAGE NEW YORK CITY'
In a photo taken when the focus was still very new we see fleet # 207 - a 1971 52 passenger Flxible modeled as a 111CC-D5-1 and one of ten likenesses numbered between 201 and 210 operating for Green B ...
  Topic: Vintage Nassau County
Mr. Linsky

Replies: 242
Views: 110193

PostForum: Long Island & Westchester Buses   Posted: Sat Feb 21, 2015 4:49 pm   Subject: Vintage Nassau County
While the following presentation and its siblings are already registered by
S-60 To Smith Haven Mall,, I think, at least for posterity, we should see a live sample of what we're talking about when we ...
  Topic: The Magnificent Scenicruiser: "America's Bus"
Mr. Linsky

Replies: 107
Views: 52657

PostForum: General Bus Forum - All Bus Topics   Posted: Thu Feb 19, 2015 5:10 pm   Subject: The Magnificent Scenicruiser: "America's Bus"
NYCO,

C. D. Beck of Sydney, Ohio was a marginal producer of inexpensive parlor cars and one of GM's lesser competitors in the 'deck and a half' market place who really bit off more than it could ch ...
  Topic: Vintage Nassau County Parlor Car Operators
Mr. Linsky

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Views: 19815

PostForum: Long Island & Westchester Buses   Posted: Thu Feb 19, 2015 4:16 pm   Subject: Vintage Nassau County Parlor Car Operators
As Of 2/19/2015

Bee Line/Long Island Tours

1925 Six Wheel Company Model 37: 24-25,43
1930 ACF 901-1-P64: 135
1931 ACF 901-1-P64: 142
1932 ACF 901-1-P64: 183

Schenck Transportation Com ...
  Topic: The Magnificent Scenicruiser: "America's Bus"
Mr. Linsky

Replies: 107
Views: 52657

PostForum: General Bus Forum - All Bus Topics   Posted: Thu Feb 19, 2015 3:56 pm   Subject: The Magnificent Scenicruiser: "America's Bus"
Take a look at this most unusual 1930's Italian coach; the driver HAD to have been in tip-top shape to manhandle this hulking behemoth!

http://busetcars.u.b.f.unblog.fr/files/2013/02/sans-titrma.jp ...
  Topic: The Magnificent Scenicruiser: "America's Bus"
Mr. Linsky

Replies: 107
Views: 52657

PostForum: General Bus Forum - All Bus Topics   Posted: Wed Feb 18, 2015 5:18 pm   Subject: The Magnificent Scenicruiser: "America's Bus"
NYCO,

Thought this find on eBay might add a bit of flavor to your already very interesting thread;

http://www.ebay.com/itm/DECK-AND-A-HALF-BUS-STORY-/371259514362?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash= ...
 
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