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  Topic: Buses at Shea, 1960's.......
kdr3bt

Replies: 34
Views: 3138

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Sat Aug 08, 2020 8:28 pm   Subject: Buses at Shea, 1960's.......
Thanks for the photo. I remember seeing so many charter buses at Shea whenever I went to a Mets game.
  Topic: [NJ]When route signs look like destination signs
kdr3bt

Replies: 51
Views: 9002

PostForum: Surface Transit - Eastern United States   Posted: Thu Apr 02, 2020 6:37 pm   Subject: [NJ]When route signs look like destination signs
Boy! I miss Fanny Farmer.
  Topic: MaBSTOA T6H-5309A (and El replacement buses)
kdr3bt

Replies: 136
Views: 20348

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Sat Feb 08, 2020 2:25 pm   Subject: MaBSTOA T6H-5309A (and El replacement buses)
Crosstown depot, 1982.
The now-retired RTS was indeed the sophisticated "New Kid On The Block" when this timeless shot was snapped.......
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Looks like ...
  Topic: The last "BUS-O-RAMA" (batwing) ad racks
kdr3bt

Replies: 211
Views: 49089

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Fri Feb 07, 2020 11:24 am   Subject: The last "BUS-O-RAMA" (batwing) ad racks
On new look 8059 all of the ads are for Gordon's gin. Was this on purpose? Was an advertiser able to have the whole bus to themselves? Did this cost more?
As far as advertising, how much did a bus co ...
  Topic: Articulated MTA buses....when were the first?
kdr3bt

Replies: 34
Views: 11443

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Mon Dec 09, 2019 11:45 am   Subject: Articulated MTA buses....when were the first?
I work in White Plains, NY and the Westchester Bee Line System run artics. I see them every day in downtown White Plains.
  Topic: Articulated MTA buses....when were the first?
kdr3bt

Replies: 34
Views: 11443

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Sun Dec 08, 2019 10:42 pm   Subject: Articulated MTA buses....when were the first?
Sorry NYO. Search for Prevost H5-60 articulated. You should get some images from that search. Also I incorrectly typed in Provost instead of Prevost. DArn iPad. I guess I was thinking of Jon Provost w ...
  Topic: Articulated MTA buses....when were the first?
kdr3bt

Replies: 34
Views: 11443

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Sun Dec 08, 2019 8:53 pm   Subject: Articulated MTA buses....when were the first?
saw this on YouTube. Provost 68 passenger 'artic':

https://youtu.be/v-COyV917H8
  Topic: In Enemy Territory
kdr3bt

Replies: 9
Views: 5624

PostForum: Transit Bus Manufacturers   Posted: Thu Aug 08, 2019 12:23 pm   Subject: In Enemy Territory
Why not purchase Flxible instead of rival GM?
  Topic: Staten Island Advance, 33 bus photos
kdr3bt

Replies: 7
Views: 3531

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Thu Aug 08, 2019 12:19 pm   Subject: Staten Island Advance, 33 bus photos
Great pictures. Thanks for the link.
  Topic: Bus Alternator Expert
kdr3bt

Replies: 8
Views: 5510

PostForum: General Bus Forum - All Bus Topics   Posted: Sat May 11, 2019 12:10 pm   Subject: Bus Alternator Expert
Try the bus preservation and conversion forum
  Topic: Now it's time to say good-bye...to the faithful RTS.....
kdr3bt

Replies: 220
Views: 54252

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Tue Mar 26, 2019 12:54 pm   Subject: Faithful RTS
Millennium Transit Services was the last company to manufacture the RTS. I am using an iPad here at work and cannot cut and past that well with the IPad.
Enter RTS bus or MTS in a search engine. You ...
  Topic: The "Misfit" Postwar Twins
kdr3bt

Replies: 49
Views: 14289

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Fri Mar 22, 2019 9:55 pm   Subject: The "Misfit" Postwar Twins
NYO:
The fire truck might be a Ward LaFrance.
Website:
http://home.covad.net/~geoley/index.html

This is a comprehensive site with links and photos of the fire trucks. I think a Ward LaFrance tru ...
  Topic: The "Misfit" Postwar Twins
kdr3bt

Replies: 49
Views: 14289

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Sun Mar 17, 2019 4:22 pm   Subject: Post War Twins
In the photo with the message -
A postwar TWIN COACH is seen here swerving around a TARS Route #7 streetcar in Mount Vernon, circa-1951...
That is at the corner of 2nd Ave. & 1st Street. The Dai ...
  Topic: [CT] Kelley Transit Company of Torrington
kdr3bt

Replies: 6
Views: 5101

PostForum: Surface Transit - Eastern United States   Posted: Wed Feb 13, 2019 1:30 am   Subject: [CT] Kelley Transit Company of Torrington
Checker made these. Not sure of the model name. You are right, they were a stretched version of a standard Checker cab. GMC also made this type of vehicle as well. It was an enlongated version of the ...
  Topic: [CT] Kelley Transit Company of Torrington
kdr3bt

Replies: 6
Views: 5101

PostForum: Surface Transit - Eastern United States   Posted: Sat Feb 09, 2019 5:36 pm   Subject: KelleyTransit Torrington, CT
Does not look good. Their website is down or has been removed. I checked the Torrington newspaper - Register-Citizen - but there is nothing about Kelley.
The newspaper is part of the Hearst monopoly ...
 
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