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Q65A



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PostPosted: Mon May 07, 2007 6:55 pm    Post subject: Name That Depot Reply with quote

Here are 15 questions related to past and present NYCT bus depots:
1.) Originally a carbarn, then converted into a bus depot in 1947, only to close in 2003
2.) Only NYCT bus depot built on unimproved land
3.) Replaced a bus depot that originally had been a taxi garage
4.) Built on a site that originally had been served by small steam locomotives
5.) First bus depot completely designed by NYCT engineers
6.) Has a fleet consisting of only one bus model
7.) Sits adjacent to the LIRR
8.) Originally had been a warehouse for Woolworth’s
9.) Has the largest NYCT bus fleet
10.) Described as “a single facility under 3 separate roofs”
11.) “Commingled” TA/OA facility opened in 1996, only to close a few years later
12.) Originally called “Greyhound Depot”
13.) Originally part of Pouch Terminal
14.) Built on what originally had been a dump
15.) Closed in 1984, it is the namesake of a current bus depot
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PostPosted: Mon May 07, 2007 7:06 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

2. Gun Hill

5. Manhattanville

6. Flatbush

9. Yukon

12. Michael J. Quill

13.Edgewater
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Mr. Harlem Line




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PostPosted: Wed May 09, 2007 12:59 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

1) Amsterdam
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5)
6) 100th Street
7) Casey Stengel
8) Walnut
9) Yukon
10)
11)
12) Michael J. Quill
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15) Coliseum
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Q65A



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PostPosted: Wed May 09, 2007 6:42 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Here are the answers:

.) Originally a carbarn, then converted into a bus depot in 1947, only to close in 2003: Amsterdam
2.) Only NYCT bus depot built on unimproved land: Gun Hill
3.) Replaced a bus depot that originally had been a taxi garage: Hudson Pier
4.) Built on a site that originally had been served by small steam locomotives: Jackie Gleason
5.) First bus depot completely designed by NYCT engineers: Manhattanville
6.) Has a fleet consisting of only one bus model: Flatbush and 100 St.
7.) Sits adjacent to the LIRR: Queens Village
8.) Originally had been a warehouse for Woolworth’s: Walnut
9.) Has the largest NYCT bus fleet: Yukon
10.) Described as “a single facility under 3 separate roofs”: 126th St.
11.) “Commingled” TA/OA facility opened in 1996, only to close a few years later: 207th Street
12.) Originally called “Greyhound Depot”: Michael J. Quill
13.) Originally part of Pouch Terminal: Edgewater
14.) Built on what originally had been a dump: Casey Stengel
15.) Closed in 1984, it is the namesake of a current bus depot: West Farms
References: NYCT DOB Insider's Guides (1996, 1997, 1999, 2003, 2005)
Thanks to those who participated!
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