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  Topic: Old Look Twilight on 5th Avenue
MaBSTOA 15

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PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Mon Sep 20, 2021 1:52 pm   Subject: Old Look Twilight on 5th Avenue
The iconic "OA" circular from a batwing

The "M" Surface logo.

I have all three are in my personal collection. The NYCTA I only have it in decal form and have not framed it y ...
  Topic: Old Look Twilight on 5th Avenue
MaBSTOA 15

Replies: 69
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PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Mon Sep 20, 2021 1:49 pm   Subject: TA And OA Emblems...
These photos represent the emblems that were affixed to the TA and OA buses.

1. This was affixed by the TA to their GM old looks and Mack but not their fishbowls. I took this picture from the side ...
  Topic: Old Look Twilight on 5th Avenue
MaBSTOA 15

Replies: 69
Views: 2559

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Mon Sep 20, 2021 12:47 pm   Subject: Old Look Twilight on 5th Avenue
W. B. and New York City Omnibus 2629...

Here are photos of the interior of the FACCO TDH-5106 and TDH-5301 as well as the last ten Surface Mack C-49 showing the upholstered seats.

I guess FACCo ...
  Topic: Old Look Twilight on 5th Avenue
MaBSTOA 15

Replies: 69
Views: 2559

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Fri Sep 10, 2021 2:36 pm   Subject: Old Look Twilight on 5th Avenue
W.B. Neither the last old looks, with the protruding sign box, nor the fishbowls purchased by Fifth Avenue Coach & Surface Transit came with plastic seats. Likewise, the ten Mack C-49s of 1958 th ...
  Topic: Early New York Articulated Buses
MaBSTOA 15

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PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Sun Sep 05, 2021 4:00 pm   Subject: Early New York Articulated Buses
Before the Transit Authority tried those articulated buses on the streets of New York, Surface Transportation tried two different Fageol/Twin Coach model articulated buses back in the 1930s.

The f ...
  Topic: Double-decker demos in Manhattan
MaBSTOA 15

Replies: 59
Views: 3489

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Wed Aug 25, 2021 4:29 pm   Subject: Double-decker demos in Manhattan
A London double decker refugee found a home in New York City. Here we see it sightseeing along Sixth Avenue/Avenue of the Americas
  Topic: Baseball buses (then and now)
MaBSTOA 15

Replies: 58
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PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Wed Aug 25, 2021 4:22 pm   Subject: Baseball buses (then and now)
Not the Shea Stadium parking lot but directly across the street is the parking lot for the Flushing depot (now Casey Stengle Depot) we see it here in use for the World's Fair.

You either came by on ...
  Topic: Baseball buses (then and now)
MaBSTOA 15

Replies: 58
Views: 2409

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Wed Aug 25, 2021 4:15 pm   Subject: Baseball buses (then and now)
This scene at Yankee Stadium appears to be after a Giant's game due to the overcoats.

Surface Transportation GM TDH-4507 and TD-4502. Is that a Carey Transportation Flxible Clipper way in the back ...
  Topic: Baseball buses (then and now)
MaBSTOA 15

Replies: 58
Views: 2409

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Wed Aug 25, 2021 4:06 pm   Subject: Baseball buses (then and now)
The parking lot behind Shea...
  Topic: Baseball buses (then and now)
MaBSTOA 15

Replies: 58
Views: 2409

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Wed Aug 25, 2021 4:06 pm   Subject: Baseball buses (then and now)
The parking lot behind Shea...
  Topic: New York's Batwing Buses
MaBSTOA 15

Replies: 7
Views: 368

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Mon Aug 16, 2021 9:00 pm   Subject: New York's Batwing Buses
New York's fabled "bat-wing" buses a pictorial history...

The first prototype was MaBSTOA's #3472, TDH-5303. Wings applied in 1964.
#s 5516-5525; MaBSTOA; TDH-5303; 1964-1965
#s 6701 ...
  Topic: New York's Batwing Buses
MaBSTOA 15

Replies: 7
Views: 368

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Mon Aug 16, 2021 9:00 pm   Subject: New York's Batwing Buses
New York's fabled "bat-wing" buses a pictorial history...

The first prototype was MaBSTOA's #3472, TDH-5303. Wings applied in 1964.
#s 5516-5525; MaBSTOA; TDH-5303; 1964-1965
#s 6701 ...
  Topic: New York's Batwing Buses
MaBSTOA 15

Replies: 7
Views: 368

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Mon Aug 16, 2021 8:57 pm   Subject: New York's Batwing Buses
New York's fabled "bat-wing" buses a pictorial history...

The first prototype was MaBSTOA's #3472, TDH-5303. Wings applied in 1964.
#s 5516-5525; MaBSTOA; TDH-5303; 1964-1965
#s 6701-69 ...
  Topic: Overwhelming Batwings
MaBSTOA 15

Replies: 1
Views: 211

PostForum: Surface Transit - Eastern United States   Posted: Wed Aug 11, 2021 4:14 pm   Subject: Overwhelming Batwings
Question... is the batwing too big or is the bus too small

Five Mile Beach Bus line Flxible model 35096
  Topic: Double-decker demos in Manhattan
MaBSTOA 15

Replies: 59
Views: 3489

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Wed Aug 11, 2021 4:07 pm   Subject: Double-decker demos in Manhattan
New York Omnibus 2629...

I have a VHS (yes, I still have a VHS player) tape that is about the FACCo Queen Mary. The bus narrates a tour along Fifth Avenue; it ends alluding to the retirement of th ...
 
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