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  Topic: What's going on with The Hound?
traildriver

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PostForum: General Bus Forum - All Bus Topics   Posted: Sat Aug 18, 2018 3:14 pm   Subject: What's going on with The Hound?
Early days of B&O train connection bus operations to and from Manhattan.

This B&O motor coach station was located at the Chanin Building.......

http://cs.trains.com/ctr/f/3/t/230410.aspx ...
  Topic: What's going on with The Hound?
traildriver

Replies: 219
Views: 3010

PostForum: General Bus Forum - All Bus Topics   Posted: Sat Aug 18, 2018 3:07 pm   Subject: What's going on with The Hound?
traildriver:

Dug this one out of my files; here is a VERY intense article on the B&O in New Jersey, and, of course, Staten Island.

B&O bus service to Jersey City is also mentioned here. ...
  Topic: What's going on with The Hound?
traildriver

Replies: 219
Views: 3010

PostForum: General Bus Forum - All Bus Topics   Posted: Sat Aug 18, 2018 9:03 am   Subject: What's going on with The Hound?
Do you remember when the pre-MTA Staten Island Rapid Transit conducter's wore B&O uniform's? B&O for a long period owned the SIRT. There is a story about a wartime secret train that carried ...
  Topic: What's going on with The Hound?
traildriver

Replies: 219
Views: 3010

PostForum: General Bus Forum - All Bus Topics   Posted: Fri Aug 17, 2018 8:48 pm   Subject: What's going on with The Hound?
By the way, once you have that link, you can click on the arrows on the left side to see a few more Post Houses, and than old schedules going back a long ways...
  Topic: What's going on with The Hound?
traildriver

Replies: 219
Views: 3010

PostForum: General Bus Forum - All Bus Topics   Posted: Fri Aug 17, 2018 8:40 pm   Subject: What's going on with The Hound?
Post House trivia:

....in a number of cities, including Atlanta, Dayton, Spartanburg and others, beautiful and costly bus terminals were being built. In these facikities it was feasible to install ...
  Topic: What's going on with The Hound?
traildriver

Replies: 219
Views: 3010

PostForum: General Bus Forum - All Bus Topics   Posted: Fri Aug 17, 2018 8:26 pm   Subject: What's going on with The Hound?
Thanks for that detailed explanation of B&O and NYS&W bus ops, NYO...

I did not know the buses used the ferries...I had assumed the buses used the Holland Tunnel. While it seems somewhat w ...
  Topic: What's going on with The Hound?
traildriver

Replies: 219
Views: 3010

PostForum: General Bus Forum - All Bus Topics   Posted: Fri Aug 17, 2018 3:25 pm   Subject: What's going on with The Hound?
Also worthy of mention:

The Jersey Central Railroad (Central Railroad Company of New Jersey) operated connecting motor coach "parlor" service that connected with its crack "BLUE COME ...
  Topic: Here's a vintage bus seldom discussed:
traildriver

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PostForum: General Bus Forum - All Bus Topics   Posted: Thu Aug 16, 2018 11:42 pm   Subject: Here's a vintage bus seldom discussed:
They kind of remind me of the Orion/MCI/TMC "Citycruiser" that MCI marketed in the early '80's....
  Topic: Westbound NJ buses entering Lincoln Tunnel 1953
traildriver

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PostForum: Surface Transit - Eastern United States   Posted: Thu Aug 16, 2018 11:33 pm   Subject: Westbound NJ buses entering Lincoln Tunnel 1953
Great shot...from the days of no air-conditioning, and overheated engines...
And how much that scene has changed today...only that church is recognizable...
Thanks for posting it.
  Topic: What's going on with The Hound?
traildriver

Replies: 219
Views: 3010

PostForum: General Bus Forum - All Bus Topics   Posted: Thu Aug 16, 2018 11:29 pm   Subject: What's going on with The Hound?
traildriver:

Did a little research and came across this.......I think you might be interested......(!)

"NYO"

http://www.mainememory.net/artifact/14554

Nice...thanks!

One corre ...
  Topic: What's going on with The Hound?
traildriver

Replies: 219
Views: 3010

PostForum: General Bus Forum - All Bus Topics   Posted: Thu Aug 16, 2018 11:27 pm   Subject: What's going on with The Hound?
traildriver/All:

Way, way back in 2011, our late, great friend and Highly Exalted Bus Historian Mr. Linsky started a thread entitled: "THE GM HIGHWAY POST OFFICE"; this was the first time ...
  Topic: What's going on with The Hound?
traildriver

Replies: 219
Views: 3010

PostForum: General Bus Forum - All Bus Topics   Posted: Wed Aug 15, 2018 10:45 pm   Subject: What's going on with The Hound?
traildriver/All:

Way, way back in 2011, our late, great friend and Highly Exalted Bus Historian Mr. Linsky started a thread entitled: "THE GM HIGHWAY POST OFFICE"; this was the first time ...
  Topic: What's going on with The Hound?
traildriver

Replies: 219
Views: 3010

PostForum: General Bus Forum - All Bus Topics   Posted: Wed Aug 15, 2018 10:36 pm   Subject: What's going on with The Hound?
Mail by bus, European-style........

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Postbus

Maybe that or something like that should be tried in western Canada, and also here in the US, to save the long thin rout ...
  Topic: What's going on with The Hound?
traildriver

Replies: 219
Views: 3010

PostForum: General Bus Forum - All Bus Topics   Posted: Mon Aug 13, 2018 6:59 am   Subject: What's going on with The Hound?
Great links, thanks!

My memories of the Crown's, besides the California school buses, were a very special fleet, operated by the Colorado Springs Gray Line Sightseeing franchisee. These were shor ...
  Topic: What's going on with The Hound?
traildriver

Replies: 219
Views: 3010

PostForum: General Bus Forum - All Bus Topics   Posted: Sun Aug 12, 2018 8:41 pm   Subject: What's going on with The Hound?
Yes, the Mack MV-620 was on loan to the Museum of Bus Transportation, in nearby Hershey for a while, as can be see in one of those photos', near the Golden Eagle.

I added a comment to the last post ...
 
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