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  Topic: July 17, 1960
W.B. Fishbowl

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PostForum: Today in New York City Transit History   Posted: Mon Jul 17, 2017 7:14 pm   Subject: July 17, 1960
Because of the one-way conversions of Third Avenue, north of 24th Street, to northbound, and Lexington Avenue to southbound, several bus route changes take effect:
- The Fifth Avenue Coach Lines - Om ...
  Topic: Destination photos needed!
W.B. Fishbowl

Replies: 15
Views: 736

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Wed Jul 12, 2017 10:09 pm   Subject: Destination photos needed!
As I've said, some of these old-style front signs turned up on Flxible F2D6V-401-1's. Like here in this 1972 pic (from nycsubway.org) . . .
http://nycsubway.org.s3.amazonaws.com/images/bus/i1000/im ...
  Topic: Queen Marys for Sale
W.B. Fishbowl

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PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Mon Jul 10, 2017 9:01 pm   Subject: Queen Marys for Sale
They must've gotten some sales before the city pulled the rug out from under 'em almost a year later - no?
  Topic: Buses and the Puerto Rican Day Parade, then and now
W.B. Fishbowl

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PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Mon Jul 10, 2017 6:27 pm   Subject: Buses and the Puerto Rican Day Parade, then and now
Here's another example of PR Day Parade rerouting from June 4, 1972 . . . the (M)5 traveling along Broadway between 44th and 45th . . .
https://c1.staticflickr.com/9/8195/28503810283_58d9ee08cf_b.jp ...
  Topic: Destination photos needed!
W.B. Fishbowl

Replies: 15
Views: 736

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Mon Jul 10, 2017 5:24 pm   Subject: Destination photos needed!
And here are some other pics showing "original" signs from the first Fishbowls, some transferred to later models (even some Flxibles) :

http://gallery.bustalk.info/albums/userpics/12577/1 ...
  Topic: "Go The Motor Coach Way": FACC musings
W.B. Fishbowl

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PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Sun Jul 09, 2017 9:20 pm   Subject: "Go The Motor Coach Way": FACC musings
A question for the Fifth Ave. Coach historians on this board:

In the various NYC bus books that have been published in recent years, there are numerous photographs of FACCo buses in the Washington ...
  Topic: NYCO on 6th Avenue
W.B. Fishbowl

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PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Sun Jul 09, 2017 8:33 pm   Subject: NYCO on 6th Avenue
I.I.N.M., the conversion in 1957 was only north of Herald Square. As well, Broadway between Herald Square and Columbus Circle was converted to one-way southbound that same day, ditto for the rest of ...
  Topic: Is this London??
W.B. Fishbowl

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PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Mon Jul 03, 2017 9:44 pm   Subject: Is this London??
Le'me guess . . . 41st and 8th, looking east? And evidently before 1954.
  Topic: Buses and the Puerto Rican Day Parade, then and now
W.B. Fishbowl

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Views: 2101

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Mon Jul 03, 2017 8:10 pm   Subject: Re: To further wet your appetite!
These are Fifth Avenue Coach "New Looks" (I hate the term "fishbowl")
shortly before the city take over
I presume those (and the TA's first New Looks as delivered in late 1959) w ...
  Topic: 'VINTAGE NEW YORK CITY'
W.B. Fishbowl

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PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Mon Jul 03, 2017 8:07 pm   Subject: 'VINTAGE NEW YORK CITY'
F.Y.I. . . . I wish to note that virtually every bus photo that had been hosted by Photobucket as was shown on individual posts within this thread, has now disappeared and been replaced where the imag ...
  Topic: Buses and the Puerto Rican Day Parade, then and now
W.B. Fishbowl

Replies: 66
Views: 2101

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Sun Jul 02, 2017 5:30 am   Subject: Buses and the Puerto Rican Day Parade, then and now
I presume the report was prepared and printed in early 1960 - after the first of FACL's Fishbowls arrived. Notice the '4' number on the one at left - one of the experimental AC's.
  Topic: July 1, 1974
W.B. Fishbowl

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PostForum: Today in New York City Transit History   Posted: Sat Jul 01, 2017 12:53 am   Subject: July 1, 1974
A slew of renumberings of up to 20 routes along Manhattan and the Bronx and within Queens take effect after decades of route numbering duplications and, in some cases, triplications. The New York Cit ...
  Topic: Question on Fifth/Madison '2' Routes, 1966-1969
W.B. Fishbowl

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PostForum: General Bus Forum - All Bus Topics   Posted: Fri Jun 30, 2017 12:32 am   Subject: Question on Fifth/Madison '2' Routes, 1966-1969
I was perusing through eBay and saw on a subway and bus map issued by The Chase Manhattan Bank in 1966-67, that the Fifth/Madison/Lenox (ex-NYCO) #2, sure enough, terminated north at 147th and Lenox ( ...
  Topic: 'VINTAGE NEW YORK CITY'
W.B. Fishbowl

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PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Tue Jun 27, 2017 4:37 pm   Subject: 'VINTAGE NEW YORK CITY'
The only other private operator maps that I've seen were for FACCO, New York City Omnibus and Surface Transit.

The map below is a copy of one published in 1943 by Third Avenue transit for its Bronx ...
  Topic: 'VINTAGE NEW YORK CITY'
W.B. Fishbowl

Replies: 2237
Views: 970885

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Mon Jun 26, 2017 3:54 pm   Subject: 'VINTAGE NEW YORK CITY'
http://www.bustalk.info/forum/files/wash_290.jpg
The 'To Houston St West Broadway' was an add-on, after the 5's extension thereto on Nov. 10, 1963.

Here, from beginning to end, is (in pieces) the ...
 
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