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  Topic: New York buses in 1947 Blizzard photo
N4 Jamaica

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PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Sun Jun 30, 2019 2:57 am   Subject: New York buses in 1947 Blizzard photo
Thanks to MaBstoa15 for excellent transfer of photos. In two 1947 scenes, one can contrast the street lighting where there had been an el (on Second Avenue) against where there was no el (midtown Eig ...
  Topic: New York buses in 1947 Blizzard photo
N4 Jamaica

Replies: 14
Views: 370

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Sat Jun 29, 2019 5:53 pm   Subject: New York buses in 1947 Blizzard photo
NYCO in the blizzard is in this photo [url=https://www.bing.com/images/search?view=detailV2&id=38B3D335E710C646765988B5EAF38CD3D803D750&thid=OIP.btttxPvrxhX-jafab_gMugHaFj&mediaurl=https%3 ...
  Topic: New York buses in 1947 Blizzard photo
N4 Jamaica

Replies: 14
Views: 370

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Sat Jun 29, 2019 5:39 pm   Subject: New York buses in 1947 Blizzard photo
Take a look at the paint scheme below the windshield of those buses after the blizzard. There is a white band below the windshield, above a radiator grill, and around the side of the bus. Above that b ...
  Topic: New York buses in 1947 Blizzard photo
N4 Jamaica

Replies: 14
Views: 370

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Sat Jun 29, 2019 3:23 pm   Subject: New York buses in 1947 Blizzard photo
Okay, so I was in 7th grade that Christmas, and Dad and I went looking for sweepers on the C car route near West 225 Street and Broadway. Earlier that afternoon, we rode the Interborough south to 116t ...
  Topic: New York buses in 1947 Blizzard photo
N4 Jamaica

Replies: 14
Views: 370

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Sat Jun 29, 2019 1:33 pm   Subject: New York buses in 1947 Blizzard photo
Maybe this, which I presume is Second Avenue.
https://www.bing.com/images/search?view=detailV2&ccid=Qdu%2BGM0z&id=E4FD0A9D7C1B120800795D21FEF04057E4608574&thid=OIP.Qdu-GM0z8ejYJYOGl5aFPQH ...
  Topic: St. George bus platforms, etc.......
N4 Jamaica

Replies: 53
Views: 1976

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Sun May 12, 2019 6:13 pm   Subject: St. George bus platforms, etc.......
Thanks for inquiring whether the tower is still there. I went back to The Google Street View photo of the tower and looked at the date: 2007. It proves nothing about 2019.
  Topic: St. George bus platforms, etc.......
N4 Jamaica

Replies: 53
Views: 1976

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Sun May 12, 2019 3:54 pm   Subject: St. George bus platforms, etc.......
Just in case there is a misunderstanding about the location of the dispatchers tower or "control tower" at St. George:
It is not placed at the south end of the platforms where the buses lea ...
  Topic: St. George bus platforms, etc.......
N4 Jamaica

Replies: 53
Views: 1976

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Sun May 05, 2019 6:22 pm   Subject: St. George bus platforms, etc.......
Yes, I did ride the Perth Amboy ferry, followed by a long walk to the Perth Amboy railroad station. I rode the Elizabethport ferry, likewise with Dad and with a long hike to another railroad station. ...
  Topic: St. George bus platforms, etc.......
N4 Jamaica

Replies: 53
Views: 1976

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Sat May 04, 2019 2:58 pm   Subject: St. George bus platforms, etc.......
See also:

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

*(note that, at one time, there were two companies on Staten Island that ran streetcars)

Someplace on the inte ...
  Topic: St. George bus platforms, etc.......
N4 Jamaica

Replies: 53
Views: 1976

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Fri May 03, 2019 11:53 am   Subject: St. George bus platforms, etc.......
Regarding the bus jam photo, my memory is of the 1960's. A dispatcher somewhere (in the tower, perhaps?) would observe that the crowd from the arriving ferry had not only reached the bus platforms, bu ...
  Topic: St. George bus platforms, etc.......
N4 Jamaica

Replies: 53
Views: 1976

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Fri May 03, 2019 9:56 am   Subject: St. George bus platforms, etc.......
Some of these photos from an article in the Staten Island Advance may be of interest. Bus 219 has an entrance door behind the front axle and an exit door behind the rear axle.
Link
https://www.siliv ...
  Topic: St. George bus platforms, etc.......
N4 Jamaica

Replies: 53
Views: 1976

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Thu May 02, 2019 11:44 pm   Subject: St. George bus platforms, etc.......
Try to figure out the roller signs on 9043 in this photo of a bus that just came from Brookllyn and is about to go under the expressway.

http://www.secretstatenisland.com/lily-pond-ave/

Or figur ...
  Topic: St. George bus platforms, etc.......
N4 Jamaica

Replies: 53
Views: 1976

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Wed May 01, 2019 7:08 pm   Subject: St. George bus platforms, etc.......
Staten Island, 1981...........a once-familiar scene that is now relegated to the history books.....

http://bus.nycsubway.org/perl/show?320

(courtesy: bus.nycsubway.org)

Harway Avenue is in Br ...
  Topic: OMNY tap will begin on Staten Island 5.31.2019
N4 Jamaica

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Views: 205

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Mon Apr 29, 2019 8:50 pm   Subject: OMNY tap will begin on Staten Island 5.31.2019
The tap-to-pay will at first work only for full-fare pay-per-ride patrons. Please read the Staten Island Advance.
[url=https://www.silive.com/news/2019/04/omny-tap-and-pay-system-goes-live-on-staten- ...
  Topic: St. George bus platforms, etc.......
N4 Jamaica

Replies: 53
Views: 1976

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Mon Apr 29, 2019 2:35 pm   Subject: St. George bus platforms, etc.......
And this 1937 view of the bus turn-around.
https://statenisland.pastperfectonline.com/photo/F9CAE6DE-C7D9-454F-BE6A-178447063683
 
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