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  Topic: 25th Annual Bus Festival New York Transit Museum
traildriver

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PostForum: Hot Topics & Current Events   Posted: Sat Sep 22, 2018 9:36 am   Subject: 25th Annual Bus Festival New York Transit Museum
I thought I would post it here as well as down below in Preservation category, so no one would miss it....

7 October, 10 AM to 4 PM at Brooklyn Bridge Park

https://www.nytransitmuseum.org/progra ...
  Topic: 25th Annual Bus Festival New York Transit Museum
traildriver

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PostForum: Bus Preservation, Conversion, & Sales   Posted: Sat Sep 22, 2018 9:30 am   Subject: 25th Annual Bus Festival New York Transit Museum
It's that time again.... 7 October at Brooklyn Bridge Park 10AM to 4PM...



https://www.nytransitmuseum.org/program/busfest2018/
  Topic: What's going on with The Hound?
traildriver

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PostForum: General Bus Forum - All Bus Topics   Posted: Thu Sep 20, 2018 11:53 am   Subject: What's going on with The Hound?
NYO...

Do you recall the days that the Holland America Line docked at Hoboken? It did so from the 5th Street Pier, until 1963, when it moved to its new base at Manhattan's Pier 40.
Here's a timel ...
  Topic: What's going on with The Hound?
traildriver

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PostForum: General Bus Forum - All Bus Topics   Posted: Thu Sep 20, 2018 12:01 am   Subject: What's going on with The Hound?
NYO--

I was fortunate to sail to Bermuda in 2012 aboard Holland America Line's MS Veendam. It was a wonderful 7 day cruise from New York, and we spent 3 nights right alongside Front Street in do ...
  Topic: What's going on with The Hound?
traildriver

Replies: 401
Views: 7555

PostForum: General Bus Forum - All Bus Topics   Posted: Tue Sep 18, 2018 4:58 pm   Subject: What's going on with The Hound?
NYO--

More great stuff...your collection must need a wharehouse, mine is much more modest... Wink

I did a little research about P&O, and first came up with these two remnant's of the once ...
  Topic: What's going on with The Hound?
traildriver

Replies: 401
Views: 7555

PostForum: General Bus Forum - All Bus Topics   Posted: Tue Sep 18, 2018 9:21 am   Subject: What's going on with The Hound?
NYO--
Great stuff!

I actually remember when not only did Greyhound list those ferry connections in their Florida timetables, but actually sold interline tickets on them.
You could have boarded a ...
  Topic: What's going on with The Hound?
traildriver

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PostForum: General Bus Forum - All Bus Topics   Posted: Mon Sep 17, 2018 9:56 pm   Subject: What's going on with The Hound?
You could equate the Kennedy with the R-32 NY subway cars....built to last by the Budd Company in 1964, and still going strong.... Smile
  Topic: What's going on with The Hound?
traildriver

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PostForum: General Bus Forum - All Bus Topics   Posted: Mon Sep 17, 2018 8:10 pm   Subject: What's going on with The Hound?
I guess I am going to have to ask Ted Scull if he has any of his ferry history books left for sale! Wink

And I will be taking a ride to SI on Sunday, the 30th, and on to Tottenville on the SIR, ...
  Topic: What's going on with The Hound?
traildriver

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Views: 7555

PostForum: General Bus Forum - All Bus Topics   Posted: Mon Sep 17, 2018 9:07 am   Subject: What's going on with The Hound?
Great stuff, thanks for posting!

I will say, however, after reading that blog, I have no respect for these "would-be urban archeologists", that don't respect private property, and no tres ...
  Topic: What's going on with The Hound?
traildriver

Replies: 401
Views: 7555

PostForum: General Bus Forum - All Bus Topics   Posted: Mon Sep 17, 2018 12:06 am   Subject: What's going on with The Hound?
Here's a site with some old pics...

https://www.siferry.com/pastvessels2.html

Too bad they don't build them in Staten Island, anymore...not since the 1951 boats, at least....
  Topic: What's going on with The Hound?
traildriver

Replies: 401
Views: 7555

PostForum: General Bus Forum - All Bus Topics   Posted: Sun Sep 16, 2018 9:50 pm   Subject: What's going on with The Hound?
Let's hope that they keep the Kennedy 'seaworthy', just to provide emergency transportation for first response vehicle's if nothing else, when the new replacements arrive in the next couple of year's. ...
  Topic: What's going on with The Hound?
traildriver

Replies: 401
Views: 7555

PostForum: General Bus Forum - All Bus Topics   Posted: Sun Sep 16, 2018 5:45 pm   Subject: What's going on with The Hound?
In the seventies, it looked like the only ferries to survive were the big Staten Island boats. Plus various tour boats around the harbor.
The City had 'forgotton' what a trememdous asset, its waterwa ...
  Topic: What's going on with The Hound?
traildriver

Replies: 401
Views: 7555

PostForum: General Bus Forum - All Bus Topics   Posted: Sun Sep 16, 2018 1:58 pm   Subject: What's going on with The Hound?
The SS Constitution was a beautiful sleek ocean liner. Much of her mid-century modern interior was designed by Henry Dreyfuss....yes, the very same industrial designer that designed the brilliant 19 ...
  Topic: What's going on with The Hound?
traildriver

Replies: 401
Views: 7555

PostForum: General Bus Forum - All Bus Topics   Posted: Sat Sep 15, 2018 10:51 am   Subject: What's going on with The Hound?
It's kind of ironic that Greyhound is currently owned by a UK company that tried to exploit the famous name, back home....apparently, it wasn't a success...

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Greyhound_ ...
  Topic: What's going on with The Hound?
traildriver

Replies: 401
Views: 7555

PostForum: General Bus Forum - All Bus Topics   Posted: Sat Sep 15, 2018 10:47 am   Subject: What's going on with The Hound?
I have read of at least two Scenicruiser's imported and restored by someone in England and in Germany...
 
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