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  Topic: Buses In Da Snow..........
NEW YORK OMNIBUS 2629

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PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Tue Nov 20, 2018 11:10 pm   Subject: Buses In Da Snow..........
Late March, 1972, 165th St. terminal.

Spring is right around the corner, and, hopefully, Old Man Winter is about ready to retire for another season.

Here, on a damp, gray day, we see Fishbowl #2 ...
  Topic: Buses In Da Snow..........
NEW YORK OMNIBUS 2629

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PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Tue Nov 20, 2018 10:53 pm   Subject: Buses In Da Snow..........
Just for a moment, let's "fast forward" from winter to late Summer; this 1972 photo taken at Park Row and Broadway teems with nostalgia.

The Old Look (then living on borrowed time), the o ...
  Topic: Buses In Da Snow..........
NEW YORK OMNIBUS 2629

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PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Tue Nov 20, 2018 9:40 pm   Subject: Buses In Da Snow..........
Stillwell Avenue, January, 1977.

(This one is also for the subway buffs amongst us!) Wink

Piles of gritty snow still decorate the streets in this view, as a train of prewar IND "Arnine& ...
  Topic: Buses In Da Snow..........
NEW YORK OMNIBUS 2629

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PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Tue Nov 20, 2018 9:28 pm   Subject: Buses In Da Snow..........
April, 1972, Washington Plaza.

A long, dreary winter is finally loosening its frigid grip on the city, and tantalizing hints of Spring are in the air.......even in Brooklyn!

This classic "g ...
  Topic: Buses In Da Snow..........
NEW YORK OMNIBUS 2629

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PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Tue Nov 20, 2018 9:19 pm   Subject: Buses In Da Snow..........
Funny thing how no matter what city you lived in Fishbowls were everywhere and that's just the way it was. Never gave a second thought about what would come next and now the sight of a Fishbowl in one ...
  Topic: Buses In Da Snow..........
NEW YORK OMNIBUS 2629

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PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Tue Nov 20, 2018 12:51 pm   Subject: Buses In Da Snow..........
A "wintertime" photo (but no snow to be seen), taken at Washington Plaza in 1972.

This is an interesting photo, showing not only two "first generation" Fishbowls, but also, over ...
  Topic: Buses In Da Snow..........
NEW YORK OMNIBUS 2629

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PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Tue Nov 20, 2018 12:39 pm   Subject: Buses In Da Snow..........
Barely a dusting is left on the ground at Sutphin Boulevard and Jamaica Avenue, in this 1972 photo.

I could never understand why the MTA (or any other transit operator, for that matter) went to low ...
  Topic: Buses In Da Snow..........
NEW YORK OMNIBUS 2629

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PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Tue Nov 20, 2018 12:26 pm   Subject: Buses In Da Snow..........
This isn't a "snow scene" but too good not to share here; in speaking of old signage, etc. that dates a photo as much as the buses themselves do, take a look at this photo (Jay & Myrtle, ...
  Topic: Buses In Da Snow..........
NEW YORK OMNIBUS 2629

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PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Tue Nov 20, 2018 12:09 pm   Subject: Buses In Da Snow..........
An RTS in da snow after da sun has gone down.......

http://bus.nycsubway.org/perl/show?1370

(no location/year given)
  Topic: Buses In Da Snow..........
NEW YORK OMNIBUS 2629

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PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Tue Nov 20, 2018 12:01 pm   Subject: Buses In Da Snow..........
6th Avenue & 30th St., 1982.

Nothing says "Noo Yawk in da winter" better than buses encrusted with gritty slush, road salt, and grime, rumbling along busy streets decorated with grimy ...
  Topic: Buses In Da Snow..........
NEW YORK OMNIBUS 2629

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PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Mon Nov 19, 2018 10:59 pm   Subject: Buses In Da Snow..........
On a bright and sunny winter's day back in '83, we see a GREEN LINES Grumman (#557) operating on the Q60, with the handsome and majestic elevated viaduct for the IRT's #7 Flushing line looming in the ...
  Topic: Buses In Da Snow..........
NEW YORK OMNIBUS 2629

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PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Mon Nov 19, 2018 8:41 pm   Subject: Buses In Da Snow..........
6th Avenue & 30th St., 1982.

Nothing says "Noo Yawk in da winter" better than buses encrusted with gritty slush, road salt, and grime, rumbling along busy streets decorated with grimy ...
  Topic: Buses In Da Snow..........
NEW YORK OMNIBUS 2629

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PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Mon Nov 19, 2018 4:51 pm   Subject: Buses In Da Snow..........
Audubon Avenue & 161 St., 1983.

These two Fishbowls are just sluggin' through the slush of the previous snowfall, with nary a problem.......

http://bus.nycsubway.org/perl/show?1175

(court ...
  Topic: Buses In Da Snow..........
NEW YORK OMNIBUS 2629

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PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Mon Nov 19, 2018 4:43 pm   Subject: Buses In Da Snow..........
There's a lot of bus action going on in this wintry scene at St. Nicholas and 169th St., back in 1983.......

http://bus.nycsubway.org/perl/show?1146

(courtesy: bus.nycsubway.org)
  Topic: Buses In Da Snow..........
NEW YORK OMNIBUS 2629

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PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Mon Nov 19, 2018 4:35 pm   Subject: Buses In Da Snow..........
.....just a light dusting.......

http://bus.nycsubway.org/perl/show?1523

http://bus.nycsubway.org/perl/show?1524

(courtesy: bus.nycsubway.org
 
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