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  Topic: Two on FACC.........
NEW YORK OMNIBUS 2629

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PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Thu Sep 20, 2018 11:14 pm   Subject: Two on FACC.........
A few more old views.......

http://bus.nycsubway.org/perl/show?835

http://bus.nycsubway.org/perl/show?836

http://bus.nycsubway.org/perl/show?847

http://bus.nycsubway.org/perl/show?871

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  Topic: Two on FACC.........
NEW YORK OMNIBUS 2629

Replies: 18
Views: 105

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Thu Sep 20, 2018 11:04 pm   Subject: Two on FACC.........
The post before the one before this were from among the first group of buses (3301-3555) ordered in 1963 for the then-new MaBSTOA - 132nd and Amsterdam depots had buses allotted for Manhattan routes, ...
  Topic: Two on FACC.........
NEW YORK OMNIBUS 2629

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Views: 105

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Thu Sep 20, 2018 9:57 pm   Subject: Two on FACC.........
Here are several more vintage views......

http://bus.nycsubway.org/perl/show?797

http://bus.nycsubway.org/perl/show?795

http://bus.nycsubway.org/perl/show?794

http://bus.nycsubway.org/perl ...
  Topic: Two on FACC.........
NEW YORK OMNIBUS 2629

Replies: 18
Views: 105

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Thu Sep 20, 2018 9:55 pm   Subject: Two on FACC.........
Random photos........

http://bus.nycsubway.org/perl/show?854

http://bus.nycsubway.org/perl/show?845

http://bus.nycsubway.org/perl/show?846

http://bus.nycsubway.org/perl/show?844

(courte ...
  Topic: Two on FACC.........
NEW YORK OMNIBUS 2629

Replies: 18
Views: 105

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Thu Sep 20, 2018 9:25 pm   Subject: Two on FACC.........
W.B.:

This is EXACTLY the type of information that I felt should have been included in the Ogden book; that there is only ONE New Look photo in the book (bus #4) speaks volumes, IMHO.

By this I ...
  Topic: What's going on with The Hound?
NEW YORK OMNIBUS 2629

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Views: 7237

PostForum: General Bus Forum - All Bus Topics   Posted: Thu Sep 20, 2018 4:44 pm   Subject: What's going on with The Hound?
Recalling the WARD LINE............

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

See also:

http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/lines/ward.shtml
  Topic: What's going on with The Hound?
NEW YORK OMNIBUS 2629

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Views: 7237

PostForum: General Bus Forum - All Bus Topics   Posted: Thu Sep 20, 2018 4:38 pm   Subject: What's going on with The Hound?
Few today recall EASTERN STEAMSHIP LINES......

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eastern_Steamship_Lines
  Topic: Two on FACC.........
NEW YORK OMNIBUS 2629

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PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Thu Sep 20, 2018 4:31 pm   Subject: Two on FACC.........
IMHO, Mr. Ogden's book on the FACCo (though lavishly illustrated), should have had at least a short chapter on the demise of the Company, as well as its routes in the post Company years.


The 196 ...
  Topic: Two on FACC.........
NEW YORK OMNIBUS 2629

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Views: 105

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Thu Sep 20, 2018 4:29 pm   Subject: Two on FACC.........
W.B.:

Again, appreciate your input...... Wink

Though, for us, the buses themselves were/are the main focus of any FACCo. history, I still feel that not enough has ever been published regardin ...
  Topic: Two on FACC.........
NEW YORK OMNIBUS 2629

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Views: 105

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Thu Sep 20, 2018 12:52 pm   Subject: Two on FACC.........
See:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fifth_Avenue_Coach_Company
  Topic: Two on FACC.........
NEW YORK OMNIBUS 2629

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Views: 105

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Thu Sep 20, 2018 12:48 pm   Subject: Two on FACC.........
W.B:

Again, greatly appriciate your input!

One cannot help but wonder what today's Manhattan bus operations might have been like had FACCo. not vanished, but, instead, continued to operate as an ...
  Topic: What's going on with The Hound?
NEW YORK OMNIBUS 2629

Replies: 400
Views: 7237

PostForum: General Bus Forum - All Bus Topics   Posted: Thu Sep 20, 2018 12:11 pm   Subject: What's going on with The Hound?
See also:

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

http://www.cruiselinehistory.com/tag/porto-rico-line
  Topic: What's going on with The Hound?
NEW YORK OMNIBUS 2629

Replies: 400
Views: 7237

PostForum: General Bus Forum - All Bus Topics   Posted: Thu Sep 20, 2018 12:06 pm   Subject: What's going on with The Hound?
traildriver:

As always, a great response with much "food for thought"! Wink

I indeed do recall HAL pier in Hoboken as a youngster; one of my older brothers had a buddy who worked at ...
  Topic: Two on FACC.........
NEW YORK OMNIBUS 2629

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Views: 105

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Thu Sep 20, 2018 11:58 am   Subject: Two on FACC.........
Another interesting item to consider is that when the FACCo. disappeared, it was sort of a hint of what was to come in future decades.

TRIBORO, STEINWAY, QUEEN SURFACE, GREEN BUS.........today, non ...
  Topic: What's going on with The Hound?
NEW YORK OMNIBUS 2629

Replies: 400
Views: 7237

PostForum: General Bus Forum - All Bus Topics   Posted: Thu Sep 20, 2018 11:46 am   Subject: What's going on with The Hound?
The fleet of "MILLER'S LAUNCH", home port, good ol' Staten Island......Wink

http://www.millerslaunch.com/vessels/tugboats/
 
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