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  Topic: Generator on party bus
N4 Jamaica

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PostForum: General Bus Forum - All Bus Topics   Posted: Fri Dec 28, 2018 5:12 pm   Subject: Generator on party bus
In the pouring rain this afternoon, there was a wedding inside a nearby church and two white vehicles outside. One was the limo, maybe a Rolls. The other caught my attention because there was a loud n ...
  Topic: B&O buses at Jersey City, circa 1930
N4 Jamaica

Replies: 43
Views: 969

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Fri Dec 28, 2018 1:40 pm   Subject: B&O buses at Jersey City, circa 1930
I am puzzled by the expression "Delaware River Bridge that opened in 1926." Which one are writing of?
Thanks.
  Topic: Stagecoach Group sells its North American operations
N4 Jamaica

Replies: 2
Views: 115

PostForum: Hot Topics & Current Events   Posted: Fri Dec 21, 2018 12:21 pm   Subject: Stagecoach Group sells its North American operations
As of December 20, 2018, there is apparently an agreement to sell. I presume either party can cancel before the sale.
One British viewpoint is here
https://investomania.co.uk/2018/12/where-next-for ...
  Topic: S'kool buses.............
N4 Jamaica

Replies: 24
Views: 461

PostForum: General Bus Forum - All Bus Topics   Posted: Fri Dec 21, 2018 10:37 am   Subject: S'kool buses.............
And another good page from Wikipedia
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/School_bus_yellow

And the link to Frank W. Cyr's obit from Teachers College
https://www.tc.columbia.edu/articles/1995/august/fra ...
  Topic: S'kool buses.............
N4 Jamaica

Replies: 24
Views: 461

PostForum: General Bus Forum - All Bus Topics   Posted: Thu Dec 20, 2018 10:37 pm   Subject: S'kool buses.............
The parish elementary school in Seaford draws students from ten or twenty surrounding school districts. I have often wanted to stand across the street at dismissal with a clipboard or camera to list t ...
  Topic: The Vanishing Act.......
N4 Jamaica

Replies: 49
Views: 875

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Sat Dec 01, 2018 11:58 am   Subject: The Vanishing Act.......
This reply has to come with a strong MAYBE.
Ten or more years ago, I read somewhere that the NYCTA objected to carrying the brand name of the bus because ultimately they were being charged for that e ...
  Topic: Club Transport, Surface Transit, TARS, etc.......
N4 Jamaica

Replies: 105
Views: 3000

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Sat Dec 01, 2018 12:51 am   Subject: Club Transport, Surface Transit, TARS, etc.......
The windows on Hempstead Bus Mack 403 lift up, so the passenger can benefit from breezes. However, he might also put head or arms out and endanger himself. At some point, such a benefit became unavail ...
  Topic: Club Transport, Surface Transit, TARS, etc.......
N4 Jamaica

Replies: 105
Views: 3000

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Fri Nov 23, 2018 7:36 am   Subject: Club Transport, Surface Transit, TARS, etc.......
Club Transportation shows off new buses in 1954:
https://www.tapatalk.com/groups/soyosunset/bus-routes-since-the-1920s-t4667-s100.html#p46096
  Topic: Club Transport, Surface Transit, TARS, etc.......
N4 Jamaica

Replies: 105
Views: 3000

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Sat Nov 17, 2018 2:24 pm   Subject: Club Transport, Surface Transit, TARS, etc.......
Thanks for the several clear photos of Westchester Surface Ways buses. The March 3, 1945, edition of the Mount Vernon Daily Argus includes a brief history of that company.
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It began operation in ...
  Topic: Club Transport, Surface Transit, TARS, etc.......
N4 Jamaica

Replies: 105
Views: 3000

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Mon Nov 12, 2018 10:57 pm   Subject: Club Transport, Surface Transit, TARS, etc.......
Many thanks for the clear, helpful photos of County Transportation buses. Someplace in this forum there is a discussion of that company, but without photos.
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The New York Times of November 15, 19 ...
  Topic: Club Transport, Surface Transit, TARS, etc.......
N4 Jamaica

Replies: 105
Views: 3000

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Thu Nov 08, 2018 11:00 pm   Subject: Club Transport, Surface Transit, TARS, etc.......
Many thanks for the clarity of these photos. You deserve thanks for sharing them, but also the photographer deserves thanks for the quality.
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The route B White Plains Road sign on bus 423 puzzles ...
  Topic: The New York "bit players" we tend to ignore......
N4 Jamaica

Replies: 85
Views: 1980

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Thu Oct 18, 2018 4:24 pm   Subject: The New York "bit players" we tend to ignore......
8th Ave. & 31st., 1973.......

http://bus.nycsubway.org/perl/show?896

(courtesy: bus.nycsubway.org)

*Check out the wonderful array of vintage signage in the background; one is hard pressed ...
  Topic: The New York "bit players" we tend to ignore......
N4 Jamaica

Replies: 85
Views: 1980

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Thu Oct 18, 2018 3:01 am   Subject: The New York "bit players" we tend to ignore......
Brief history of Murray Hill Cinema
http://cinematreasures.org/theaters/6220
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8490 at curb.
  Topic: The New York "bit players" we tend to ignore......
N4 Jamaica

Replies: 85
Views: 1980

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Mon Oct 15, 2018 9:20 pm   Subject: The New York "bit players" we tend to ignore......
Obviously, Steve Zabel had the protection of a red traffic signal when he took this photo from the crosswalk on the west side of Broadway. The view looks east, and that should have been noted on the n ...
  Topic: Club Transport, Surface Transit, TARS, etc.......
N4 Jamaica

Replies: 105
Views: 3000

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Thu Oct 11, 2018 4:28 pm   Subject: Club Transport, Surface Transit, TARS, etc.......
Sometime in the past three years, that photo looking west on Fordham Road at Arthur Avenue with a bus traveling east was the subject of several posts on this forum, after we lost Mr.Linsky. I think th ...
 
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