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  Topic: MaBSTOA T6H-5309A (and El replacement buses)
B53RICH

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PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Sun Jun 05, 2022 7:15 am   Subject: MaBSTOA T6H-5309A (and El replacement buses)
Anyone got any info on this (MTA) bus?

NEVER saw this one before..... Shocked Shocked

www.erictb.info/componyc.jpg



That's a photo shop.
  Topic: MaBSTOA T6H-5309A (and El replacement buses)
B53RICH

Replies: 620
Views: 102841

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Sat Jun 04, 2022 5:51 pm   Subject: MaBSTOA T6H-5309A (and El replacement buses)
W.B.:

As always, appreciate the historical, "in depth" stats you provide!Wink

Though I've mentioned this elsewhere here in the past, I cannot help imagining an Old Look sporting bat ...
  Topic: MaBSTOA T6H-5309A (and El replacement buses)
B53RICH

Replies: 620
Views: 102841

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Wed Jun 01, 2022 4:05 pm   Subject: MaBSTOA T6H-5309A (and El replacement buses)
MaBSTOA's 132nd St. yard (1972).......and, as you can see, not a "Dangerfield" in sight.........

https://www.nycsubway.org/perl/show?153837

(courtesy: nycsubway.irg)


Not only that ...
  Topic: Avenue Bís Express Routes
B53RICH

Replies: 4
Views: 882

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Thu Mar 17, 2022 5:52 pm   Subject: Re: Avenue Bís Express Routes


Now the question is: Was the roll sign printed incorrectly? Should it be MW instead of MNÖ Yonkers is in Westchester not Nassau County

There may be two separate roll curtains for the destinatio ...
  Topic: In honor of our fallen heroes; police/military buses
B53RICH

Replies: 61
Views: 8120

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Mon Jan 31, 2022 8:49 pm   Subject: In honor of our fallen heroes; police/military buses
Here's an interesting photo from 1974, showing MaBSTOA Fishbowl #8486 in Brooklyn, signed for the "TB" (note front sign).........

http://www.nycsubway.org/perl/show?154085

(courtesy: n ...
  Topic: Transit Strike
B53RICH

Replies: 8
Views: 1804

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Sat Jan 15, 2022 3:40 pm   Subject: Transit Strike
TA buses exiting the Flushing depot.
  Topic: December, 1980
B53RICH

Replies: 104
Views: 43664

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Wed Dec 08, 2021 4:24 pm   Subject: December, 1980
A few photos more from 1980, taken when John Lennon was still amongst us.....

https://www.nycsubway.org/perl/show?153182

https://www.nycsubway.org/perl/show?154919

https://www.nycsubway.org/p ...
  Topic: MaBSTOA Nostalgia ("Take 2")
B53RICH

Replies: 706
Views: 171211

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Sat Dec 04, 2021 6:48 pm   Subject: MaBSTOA Nostalgia ("Take 2")
I recall there was a proposal for a Queens Culture Loop route but never got underway, the existing Culture Loops had been discontinued by then.
  Topic: MaBSTOA Nostalgia ("Take 2")
B53RICH

Replies: 706
Views: 171211

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Sun Nov 07, 2021 5:29 pm   Subject: MaBSTOA Nostalgia ("Take 2")
Regarding the previous photo of #3172.......

The roller curtain has me curious; was this some sort of a "custom" sign, previously used on another bus?

Also, the route number "#35& ...
  Topic: "Tee-Yay" bus radios/communications
B53RICH

Replies: 128
Views: 20382

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Thu Oct 21, 2021 7:35 pm   Subject: "Tee-Yay" bus radios/communications
Found a photo. Here is Old Look 9000 with an antenna cover at St. George Terminal taken September 6, 1971 by Joe Testagrose.

  Topic: 161st St., 1964/Along 3rd Avenue/Da Bronx
B53RICH

Replies: 339
Views: 57069

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Thu Sep 16, 2021 8:00 pm   Subject: 161st St., 1964/Along 3rd Avenue/Da Bronx
168th St., Jamaica, then and now......

https://www.nycsubway.org/perl/show?60474 (note the buses in this 2007 photo)

https://www.nycsubway.org/perl/show?94243

http://www.nycsubway.org/perl/sh ...
  Topic: October 31, 1956: An Era Ends In Brooklyn
B53RICH

Replies: 152
Views: 38069

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Tue Sep 07, 2021 7:56 pm   Subject: October 31, 1956: An Era Ends In Brooklyn
W.B.:

I know we had discussed this quite awhile back, here, but I'm curious as to when the first generation "Tee-Yay" Fishbowls were retired.

If I'm not mistaken, it seemed that they w ...
  Topic: MaBSTOA Nostalgia ("Take 2")
B53RICH

Replies: 706
Views: 171211

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Sun Apr 04, 2021 9:45 am   Subject: MaBSTOA Nostalgia ("Take 2")
MaBSTOA 15, there was also the newly purchased 255 TDH5303's, 3301-3555 during 1963.
  Topic: Fifth Avenue New Look in Naked City
B53RICH

Replies: 6
Views: 4830

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Mon Feb 15, 2021 8:55 pm   Subject: Fifth Avenue New Look in Naked City
Brand new, the only Fishbowl in the scene, every other bus in service were all Old Looks.
There was another episode where #20 was shot. It may have been Fifth Ave. 20 rather than TA # 20.
There was ...
  Topic: Fifth Avenue New Look in Naked City
B53RICH

Replies: 6
Views: 4830

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Mon Feb 15, 2021 8:55 pm   Subject: Fifth Avenue New Look in Naked City
Brand new, the only Fishbowl in the scene, every other bus in service were all Old Looks.
There was another episode where #20 was shot. It may have been Fifth Ave. 20 rather than TA # 20.
There was ...
 
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