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NEW YORK OMNIBUS 2629




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PostPosted: Fri Feb 21, 2020 10:03 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Another view at the same location, also taken in 1972*......

http://bus.nycsubway.org/perl/show?1447

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*You can just make out the "run" number (458) in the rear window of the GMC heading away from the camera.......
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 21, 2020 10:12 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Fulton & Alabama, 1981 (note train of battle-scarred R-30's up above).......

http://bus.nycsubway.org/perl/show?1465

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PostPosted: Fri Feb 21, 2020 10:20 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

In contrast to the previous photo (also taken in 1981), note here the almost pristine condition of the R-38's passing by on the former BMT (62nd & New Utrecht).......

http://bus.nycsubway.org/perl/show?1429

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PostPosted: Fri Feb 21, 2020 10:27 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Here's an interesting "coming and going" action shot from 1981, taken at 5th & 94th (Brooklyn).....................

http://bus.nycsubway.org/perl/show?1434

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PostPosted: Sat Feb 22, 2020 2:18 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

NEW YORK OMNIBUS 2629 wrote:
Another view at the same location, also taken in 1972*......

http://bus.nycsubway.org/perl/show?1447

(courtesy: bus.nycsubway.org)

*You can just make out the "run" number (458) in the rear window of the GMC heading away from the camera.......

Funny . . . I thought it was '45B'.
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PostPosted: Sat Feb 22, 2020 3:15 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

....could very well be "45B", but it looked like #458" to me.... Wink

"NYO"

*BTW: What depots were those buses based out of?
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PostPosted: Sat Feb 22, 2020 3:21 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Livingston & Smith, 1972.....

http://bus.nycsubway.org/perl/show?1435

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PostPosted: Sat Feb 22, 2020 3:22 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Union & Court, 1972.........

http://bus.nycsubway.org/perl/show?1451

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PostPosted: Sat Feb 22, 2020 3:23 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Adams & Johnson, 1972......

http://bus.nycsubway.org/perl/show?1461

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PostPosted: Sat Feb 22, 2020 3:26 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

An impressive lineup at Fulton & Flatbush, back in '72.

("FISHBOWL IN DA MIDDLE").........

http://bus.nycsubway.org/perl/show?1466

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PostPosted: Sat Feb 22, 2020 4:51 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

How about a few Green Bus Lines Flxibles from this website's gallery.

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PostPosted: Sat Feb 22, 2020 5:29 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

VERY NICE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Very Happy

Thanks for posting these classic views; our old friend (RIP) Mr. Linsky indeed would have loved these old photos! Wink

How we all took such great buses for granted.......

"NYO"
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PostPosted: Sat Feb 22, 2020 5:36 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

TRIBORO........

http://bus.nycsubway.org/perl/show?2256

http://bus.nycsubway.org/perl/show?2257

http://bus.nycsubway.org/perl/show?2261

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PostPosted: Sat Feb 22, 2020 5:37 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

"A NEW ERA FOR 'TRIBORO' BEGINS".........

http://bus.nycsubway.org/perl/show?2255

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PostPosted: Sat Feb 22, 2020 5:43 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

HEMPSTEAD's #432.........

http://bus.nycsubway.org/perl/show?634

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