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  Topic: ACF-Brill
traildriver

Replies: 2
Views: 47

PostForum: Transit Bus Manufacturers   Posted: Sun Oct 22, 2017 10:07 am   Subject: ACF-Brill
Interesting...
I am not familiar with the C series ACF-Brills used for transit, but I do remember the highway 37-P and IC-41's. They had Hall-Scott underfloor "pancake" engines, that wer ...
  Topic: September 24, 1948
traildriver

Replies: 6
Views: 240

PostForum: Today in New York City Transit History   Posted: Sun Oct 22, 2017 9:59 am   Subject: September 24, 1948
I recall Queens Transit Corp. Inspector's loading buses at the rear doors at subway stops, collecting fares with similar....you would place the dime into the slot which would ring a bell, and drop the ...
  Topic: Fifth Avenue Coach Bus of the Future
traildriver

Replies: 5
Views: 202

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Mon Oct 16, 2017 5:47 pm   Subject: Fifth Avenue Coach Bus of the Future
I do not know the laws or statutes involved, but I suspect that buses that only operated withing the NYC limit, may have been exempt from state laws...
IIRC, at one time TA buses did not have state l ...
  Topic: Fifth Avenue Coach Bus of the Future
traildriver

Replies: 5
Views: 202

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Sun Oct 15, 2017 3:40 pm   Subject: Re: Fifth Avenue Coach Bus of the Future
"New York City Mayor Robert Wagner and Fifth Avenue Coach Lines president, Mr. John McCarthy look over proposed new air conditioned bus it is 102 inches wide instead of the present 96 inches. Ci ...
  Topic: Avenue B and east Broadway Flxible
traildriver

Replies: 14
Views: 878

PostForum: Transit Bus Manufacturers   Posted: Sat Oct 14, 2017 9:15 pm   Subject: Avenue B and east Broadway Flxible
Didn't they build one even smaller...I think it was called the Flxette...?
  Topic: Rare Bus Stop Sign
traildriver

Replies: 7
Views: 366

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Sat Oct 14, 2017 9:04 pm   Subject: Rare Bus Stop Sign
Great memories....
To save money, I used to hoof it about a mile and a half from my home down Jewel Avenue to the Meadow Lake parking lot. From there, I boarded the free shuttle that Greyhound was c ...
  Topic: Greyhound at the New York World's Fair
traildriver

Replies: 1
Views: 71

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Sat Oct 14, 2017 8:50 pm   Subject: Greyhound at the New York World's Fair
Good catch....I think you may be right...Greyhound still had a large fleet of old-looks, as well as ancient hand-me-downs from their mainline running on the various CA commute division's at that time. ...
  Topic: "Bus Boys" Vintage Bus Rally
traildriver

Replies: 0
Views: 143

PostForum: Hobbyist Trips, Events, Outings, & Meetings   Posted: Mon Sep 18, 2017 4:15 pm   Subject: "Bus Boys" Vintage Bus Rally
Is anyone going to this event, coming up Friday-Saturday-and Sunday?
http://busboyscollection.org/

Looks like it may be a lot of fun....I'll see how the flights look, and decide at the last minute ...
  Topic: Accident in Flushing NY this AM
traildriver

Replies: 4
Views: 252

PostForum: Hot Topics & Current Events   Posted: Mon Sep 18, 2017 4:07 pm   Subject: Accident in Flushing NY this AM
Horrible accident...my thoughts to the victim's and their families...
  Topic: Canadian New Look GMC's in New York
traildriver

Replies: 70
Views: 3335

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Sun Aug 13, 2017 12:57 am   Subject: Canadian New Look GMC's in New York
Interesting history of that bus...it started out working for PTC in Philly, eh?

And the "ilgrim church" is Pilgrim Church....looks like Academy got it back for some reason....

As for & ...
  Topic: Canadian New Look GMC's in New York
traildriver

Replies: 70
Views: 3335

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Sat Aug 12, 2017 7:49 am   Subject: Canadian New Look GMC's in New York
http://bustalk.info/forum/files/img_0785_355.jpg

Thanks again, for posting ....one of these days, I'll have to learn how to do it myself... Smile,

If that bus was modified, it would not have much ...
  Topic: Canadian New Look GMC's in New York
traildriver

Replies: 70
Views: 3335

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Sat Aug 12, 2017 7:45 am   Subject: Canadian New Look GMC's in New York
oops, duplicate...deleted
  Topic: Canadian New Look GMC's in New York
traildriver

Replies: 70
Views: 3335

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Fri Aug 11, 2017 2:12 pm   Subject: Canadian New Look GMC's in New York
http://bustalk.info/forum/files/img_0785_355.jpg

Thanks again, for posting ....one of these days, I'll have to learn how to do it myself... Smile,

If that bus was modified, it would not have much ...
  Topic: Canadian New Look GMC's in New York
traildriver

Replies: 70
Views: 3335

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Thu Aug 10, 2017 6:57 pm   Subject: Canadian New Look GMC's in New York
http://bustalk.info/forum/files/img_0781jpg_612.jpeg

Thanks for finding a way to post it, GBL Rebel...

Just to clarify, it is not in Hoboken, but at the Academy (former Body-Rite) garage in Seca ...
  Topic: Canadian New Look GMC's in New York
traildriver

Replies: 70
Views: 3335

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Wed Aug 09, 2017 1:52 pm   Subject: Canadian New Look GMC's in New York
GBL:

Appreciate the NYBS gallery.......thanks! Wink

Regarding the Classics, I always wondered why NJT never was interested in the type; these were certainly not "Jersey Buses", and ...
 
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