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  Topic: New Staten Island Ferryboat to enter service/Ferry history
Hart Bus

Replies: 65
Views: 2591

PostForum: General Transportation - All Other Modes   Posted: Wed Oct 20, 2021 11:57 am   Subject: New Staten Island Ferryboat to enter service/Ferry history
.........it never ceases to amaze me that, today, there is not one historic NY Harbor ferry in preservation; all have long ago been scrapped or left to decay and rust on the dreary mud flats of the in ...
  Topic: STREET SHARING
Hart Bus

Replies: 8
Views: 435

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Fri Oct 15, 2021 11:33 am   Subject: STREET SHARING
W. B. Fishbowl…

It is a Fifth Avenue Coach new look

And what about the White Tower fast food hamburger joint?
Does almost look like a White Castle, dunnit? And wasn't there a White Tower arou ...
  Topic: Air Conditioned Demo
Hart Bus

Replies: 2
Views: 245

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Fri Oct 08, 2021 11:25 am   Subject: Re: Air Conditioned Demo
This bus started life as a model TDH-5103, serial #001 in 1950 and it went to GM Engineering.

As so such the bus bus made the rounds as a demo, specially for and in the color scheme of San Francisc ...
  Topic: Buses and the Puerto Rican Day Parade/signs en Espanol, etc.
Hart Bus

Replies: 335
Views: 109661

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Fri Oct 01, 2021 11:13 am   Subject: Buses and the Puerto Rican Day Parade/signs en Espanol, etc.
......cannot forget Carvel's "Fudgy The Whale" ice cream cake any more than I can forget Fishbowls.... Wink

Quick quetion:

Why were some Fishbowls devoid of "GM" emblems i ...
  Topic: Old Look Twilight on 5th Avenue
Hart Bus

Replies: 71
Views: 4938

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Tue Sep 07, 2021 10:56 am   Subject: Old Look Twilight on 5th Avenue
Park Row & Beekman, 1971

Something is clearly going on in this photo; note the two NYPD cars (classics!) parked behind Old Look#7143*.

Also, note the barricades and people gathering in the b ...
  Topic: Baseball buses (then and now)
Hart Bus

Replies: 132
Views: 8028

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Fri Aug 27, 2021 12:05 pm   Subject: Baseball buses (then and now)
Thank you Mabstoa 15 for posting that cool photo of Shea's parking lot with the MV 620 D being first in line. What a pleasure to see this classic bus.
  Topic: Baseball buses (then and now)
Hart Bus

Replies: 132
Views: 8028

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Wed Aug 18, 2021 1:48 pm   Subject: Baseball buses (then and now)
Art Shamsky, Cleon Jones, Ron Swaboda (sp?) from the outfield.

Ed Kranepool, Al Weis (I belive) , Bud Harrelson and Waynne Garret from the infield.

Jerry Koosman and Gary Gentry from the pitcher ...
  Topic: MaBSTOA Nostalgia ("Take 2")
Hart Bus

Replies: 441
Views: 88446

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Thu Mar 18, 2021 11:32 am   Subject: MaBSTOA Nostalgia ("Take 2")
I posted a photo link to an early 1980's photo of a Flex New Look climbing that grade, in my "Puerto Rican Day" thread awhile back; that grade looked QUITE formidable to ANY bus, regardless ...
  Topic: A New York Bus Service Stranger
Hart Bus

Replies: 7
Views: 3369

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Fri Oct 30, 2020 11:27 am   Subject: A New York Bus Service Stranger
These vehicles were actually potable classrooms. At one time the NYC Board of Ed had to provide certain services to parochial school students, but due to separation of church and state, those teacher ...
  Topic: A New York Bus Service Stranger
Hart Bus

Replies: 7
Views: 3369

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Fri Oct 30, 2020 11:26 am   Subject: A New York Bus Service Stranger
These vehicles were actually potable classrooms. At one time the NYC Board of Ed had to provide certain services to parochial school students, but due to separation of church and state, those teacher ...
  Topic: Buses at Shea, 1960's.......
Hart Bus

Replies: 45
Views: 19651

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Thu Sep 03, 2020 10:58 am   Subject: Buses at Shea, 1960's.......
Regarding my previous post on the passing of Mets' Tom Seaver (aka "The Franchise").....

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

As an original Met fan since 1962 may Tom rest in peac ...
  Topic: Buses at Shea, 1960's.......
Hart Bus

Replies: 45
Views: 19651

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Thu Sep 03, 2020 10:58 am   Subject: Buses at Shea, 1960's.......
Regarding my previous post on the passing of Mets' Tom Seaver (aka "The Franchise").....

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

As an original Met fan since 1962 may Tom rest in peac ...
  Topic: Something Rare In New York
Hart Bus

Replies: 8
Views: 5382

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Fri Aug 14, 2020 10:42 am   Subject: Something Rare In New York
When did the Department of Hospitals morph into the Health and Hospitals Corporation, exactly?

IIRC It was sometime during the Lindsay years, when City Hall came up with with the idea of consolidat ...
  Topic: Something Rare In New York
Hart Bus

Replies: 8
Views: 5382

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Fri Aug 14, 2020 10:41 am   Subject: Something Rare In New York
When did the Department of Hospitals morph into the Health and Hospitals Corporation, exactly?

IIRC It was sometime during the Lindsay years, when City Hall came up with with the idea of consolidat ...
  Topic: Happy Birthday, Trix!/"Noo Yawk" cameos
Hart Bus

Replies: 273
Views: 100166

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Fri Nov 15, 2019 3:32 pm   Subject: Happy Birthday, Trix!/"Noo Yawk" cameos
First-generation #2050, Park Row & Beekman.

The discount record store seen across the street (check out the sign for records and tapes!) dates this photo as much as the bus itself does......... ...
 
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