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MaBSTOA 15



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PostPosted: Mon Jul 03, 2017 5:06 pm    Post subject: More Buses in Washington Square Reply with quote

These two photos were taken in January - February 1962. Note the buses still have the Fifth Avenue Coach colors, lettering and slogan.

a) a GM TDH-5106
b) a GM TDH-5104 and a GM TDH-4506



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W.B. Fishbowl



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PostPosted: Mon Jul 03, 2017 8:07 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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 image had been with a "Please Update Your Account To Enable 3rd Party Hosting" notice. Apparently they are now demanding an arm and a leg in order (i.e. in the hundreds per year) to enable linking pictures on their site to places like this. It has also affected other forums where people have placed pictures in the past. I would recommend alternate sites (depending on your situation) like Flickr or Imgur or Postimage.

As to the early 1962 pics . . . it figures, as FACL was still operator at that point. The strike that ended their run of these bus routes (and ushered in a new operator, MaBSTOA) was still a month or two away.
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Q65A



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PostPosted: Tue Jul 04, 2017 8:06 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Great period photos; thanks for sharing!
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