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  Topic: The year was 1969 (also, vintage scenes at Fresh Pond, etc.)
W.B. Fishbowl

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PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Fri Jul 19, 2019 11:19 pm   Subject: The year was 1969 (also, vintage scenes at Fresh Pond, etc.)
"DITTO"!!!!!!! Very Happy Very Happy Very Happy Very Happy

http://bus.nycsubway.org/perl/show?2720

http://bus.nycsubway.org/perl/show?2578 *

(courtesy: bus.nycsubway.org)

*the ad placards adorning #8395 are ...
  Topic: The year was 1969 (also, vintage scenes at Fresh Pond, etc.)
W.B. Fishbowl

Replies: 203
Views: 2514

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Fri Jul 19, 2019 1:29 pm   Subject: The year was 1969 (also, vintage scenes at Fresh Pond, etc.)
In regarding FACCo/ST/MaBSTOA, I can only imagine at how many vintage photos of these buses still exist today (photos that neither you nor I have ever seen), stored away in someone's dark closet, atti ...
  Topic: The year was 1969 (also, vintage scenes at Fresh Pond, etc.)
W.B. Fishbowl

Replies: 203
Views: 2514

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Fri Jul 19, 2019 10:35 am   Subject: The year was 1969 (also, vintage scenes at Fresh Pond, etc.)
The NYCO & Surface TD-4502 and TD-4505, FACCo's Yellow Coach 740, & Surface's Mack C-50 (ex-FACCo) were not included in the Board of Estimate's condemnation resolution. They were mostly sold f ...
  Topic: The year was 1969 (also, vintage scenes at Fresh Pond, etc.)
W.B. Fishbowl

Replies: 203
Views: 2514

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Fri Jul 19, 2019 10:29 am   Subject: The year was 1969 (also, vintage scenes at Fresh Pond, etc.)
A few more......

http://bus.nycsubway.org/perl/show?2392

http://bus.nycsubway.org/perl/show?3382

http://bus.nycsubway.org/perl/show?3383

http://bus.nycsubway.org/perl/show?3384

(courtes ...
  Topic: The year was 1969 (also, vintage scenes at Fresh Pond, etc.)
W.B. Fishbowl

Replies: 203
Views: 2514

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Fri Jul 19, 2019 10:26 am   Subject: The year was 1969 (also, vintage scenes at Fresh Pond, etc.)
In mentioning both FACCo. and SURFACE..........

http://bus.nycsubway.org/perl/show?3334

http://bus.nycsubway.org/perl/show?1547

http://bus.nycsubway.org/perl/show?1548

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  Topic: The year was 1969 (also, vintage scenes at Fresh Pond, etc.)
W.B. Fishbowl

Replies: 203
Views: 2514

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Fri Jul 19, 2019 10:21 am   Subject: The year was 1969 (also, vintage scenes at Fresh Pond, etc.)
Batwings definitely would have been reliant on such push-button technology. But I was referring to those without them. Still . . .
  Topic: The year was 1969 (also, vintage scenes at Fresh Pond, etc.)
W.B. Fishbowl

Replies: 203
Views: 2514

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Fri Jul 19, 2019 3:07 am   Subject: The year was 1969 (also, vintage scenes at Fresh Pond, etc.)
Fellows:

The vast and encyclopedic amount of MaBSTOA/Tee-Yay" roll sign (and bus) knowledge which you have generously shared here is truly beyond incredible.

This is EXACTLY the type of kno ...
  Topic: The year was 1969 (also, vintage scenes at Fresh Pond, etc.)
W.B. Fishbowl

Replies: 203
Views: 2514

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Fri Jul 19, 2019 2:29 am   Subject: The year was 1969 (also, vintage scenes at Fresh Pond, etc.)
... and from the fourth order of GM TDH-5303 we have the first air conditioned buses with batwings.

IMHO, these buses were the pinnacle of the MaBSTOA fleet!

http://bustalk.info/forum/files/8546 ...
  Topic: The year was 1969 (also, vintage scenes at Fresh Pond, etc.)
W.B. Fishbowl

Replies: 203
Views: 2514

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Fri Jul 19, 2019 2:18 am   Subject: The year was 1969 (also, vintage scenes at Fresh Pond, etc.)
From the second order, #5520, with batwings (and standee windows)

Note the wing ads and the MaBSTOA sticker and no "OA" circular logo.

http://bustalk.info/forum/files/5520_b_176.jpg
T ...
  Topic: The year was 1969 (also, vintage scenes at Fresh Pond, etc.)
W.B. Fishbowl

Replies: 203
Views: 2514

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Fri Jul 19, 2019 2:13 am   Subject: The year was 1969 (also, vintage scenes at Fresh Pond, etc.)
Freshly dusted by a Michigan snowfall and awaiting shipment to New York is a TDH-5303 from the second order of new looks.

http://bustalk.info/forum/files/5270_630.jpg
Notice how the side sign is s ...
  Topic: The year was 1969 (also, vintage scenes at Fresh Pond, etc.)
W.B. Fishbowl

Replies: 203
Views: 2514

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Fri Jul 19, 2019 2:05 am   Subject: The year was 1969 (also, vintage scenes at Fresh Pond, etc.)
See also.......

http://bus.nycsubway.org/perl/show?3965

http://bus.nycsubway.org/perl/show?3966
This is why many thought that the M-13 and M-15 both ran through First and Second (especially tho ...
  Topic: The year was 1969 (also, vintage scenes at Fresh Pond, etc.)
W.B. Fishbowl

Replies: 203
Views: 2514

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Fri Jul 19, 2019 2:00 am   Subject: The year was 1969 (also, vintage scenes at Fresh Pond, etc.)
Here are three ex-Surface Transit new looks in MaBSTOA colors.

Note that 3164 is still in Surface colors but with the iconic MaBSTOA roof script. It is on route 4 with the destination signs mounted ...
  Topic: The year was 1969 (also, vintage scenes at Fresh Pond, etc.)
W.B. Fishbowl

Replies: 203
Views: 2514

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Fri Jul 19, 2019 1:52 am   Subject: The year was 1969 (also, vintage scenes at Fresh Pond, etc.)
Here is an ex-Fifth Avenue Coach in its new owner's color scheme... #3139

Note three changes made by MaBSTOA:

1) side destination sign moved from behind the front door to the front of the rear d ...
  Topic: The year was 1969 (also, vintage scenes at Fresh Pond, etc.)
W.B. Fishbowl

Replies: 203
Views: 2514

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Fri Jul 19, 2019 1:48 am   Subject: The year was 1969 (also, vintage scenes at Fresh Pond, etc.)
This shows the typical front destination sign format on the old looks used by the Board of Transportation then the New York City Transit Authority.

Thee most significant difference is the street si ...
  Topic: In Enemy Territory
W.B. Fishbowl

Replies: 6
Views: 204

PostForum: Transit Bus Manufacturers   Posted: Thu Jul 18, 2019 6:41 pm   Subject: In Enemy Territory
Following in the foot steps of Ford, CBS-Tv removed all RCA emblems from their cameras and just left the stylish "Television" script on the sides.
I seem to remember CBS took the "Tele ...
 
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