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NEW YORK OMNIBUS 2629




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PostPosted: Mon Mar 11, 2019 11:09 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Interior view of a Brooklyn Peter Witt streetcar; note the Johnson "D" up front, ready to do business........

http://world.nycsubway.org/perl/show?94190

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PostPosted: Sun Mar 17, 2019 10:12 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Interior view of ex-B&QT PCC #1001 at the Shore Line Trolley Museum; note the entrance turnstile......

http://www.nycsubway.org/perl/show?66465

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PostPosted: Sun Dec 29, 2019 5:23 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

It must have been very uncomfortable to seat behind or across from the turnstile.

The bus in question is a Brooklyn Bus Corp Twin model 30 of 1931 vintage.



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PostPosted: Sun Dec 29, 2019 5:37 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

LOVE these ancient, "low-tech" bus interior photos!!!! Very Happy

This view reminds me of the photos I've seen of Brooklyn streetcars which also were equipped with turnstiles, next to the motorman.

METROCARDS were still many, many light years away when this photo was snapped!! Shocked

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PostPosted: Mon Dec 30, 2019 8:23 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

MaBSTOA 15 wrote:
It must have been very uncomfortable to seat behind or across from the turnstile.

The bus in question is a Brooklyn Bus Corp Twin model 30 of 1931 vintage.


I see the numbers also came of great use well into the 1980's on MaBSTOA and 'Tee-Yay' buses on the inside, especially for the bus numbers.
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PostPosted: Mon Dec 30, 2019 9:45 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

W.B.:

Bus numbers displayed inside the vehicle itself was indeed something we all simply took for granted, back in the day.

I well recall the numbers displayed (quite bold, from what I can remember) displayed on the bulkhead over the driver's area of the local "Joisey" buses I grew up with.

I can also remember, on some of the "indy" buses in my area, long, long ago, where interior numbers were displayed over the rear windows as well (this I remember with Old Looks and MACKS).......

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PostPosted: Wed Jan 01, 2020 5:06 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

You can really see the BMT influence in the installation of turnstiles (called "passimeters") in the Brooklyn Bus photo.
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 01, 2020 5:23 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Q65A wrote:
You can really see the BMT influence in the installation of turnstiles (called "passimeters") in the Brooklyn Bus photo.


I was thinking the same thing.

It is hard to imagine that there was a time, a century ago, when the subways were not equipped with turnstiles; manned ticket-choppers were utilized until the mass installation of modern nickle-in-the-slot turnstiles in the 1920's.

The IND, on the other hand (the first "modern" subway"), of course, used turnstiles right from the start, in 1932.

Interestingly, turnstiles (nor gap fillers) were never installed at the IRT's City Hall loop station; ticket choppers were used right up until the station was closed in 1945......

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*Even today, I still cannot picture the subway without the time-honored TOKEN! Shocked
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