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  Topic: New York Omnibus- NYO2629 -- without Internet
schoolbusdriver

Replies: 7
Views: 1562

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Thu May 13, 2021 6:42 pm   Subject: New York Omnibus- NYO2629 -- without Internet
Just a note to let all friends of NYO know that he is alive and well but without internet. He wanted me to assure you all that he will be back as soon as is is hooked up to HIGH SPEED Internet!!!
  Topic: GREYHOUND BUS and VAN LINES - Get you GREYHOUND fix!
schoolbusdriver

Replies: 3
Views: 6708

PostForum: General Bus Forum - All Bus Topics   Posted: Fri Jul 08, 2016 4:22 pm   Subject: GREYHOUND BUS and VAN LINES - Get you GREYHOUND fix!
A new FACEBOOK group for EVERYTHING GREYHOUND administrated by George Murphey (me), Ross Gabrick, and moderated by Robert Gabrick. An open group requiring you to have a FACEBOOK account. Come on, your ...
  Topic: Bus and Trolley Collection of NEW YORK OMNIBUS 2629
schoolbusdriver

Replies: 20
Views: 25480

PostForum: Exchange Place & Collector's Corner   Posted: Mon Mar 07, 2016 7:33 pm   Subject: Bus and Trolley Collection of NEW YORK OMNIBUS 2629
OH THE TRAINS!!!!!




https://c2.staticflickr.com/2/1547/24777368750_103d15d86f_b.jpg

https://c2.staticflickr.com/2/1459/24442300274_973757b50b_b.jpg

https://c2.staticflickr.com/2/1539/249 ...
  Topic: Bus and Trolley Collection of NEW YORK OMNIBUS 2629
schoolbusdriver

Replies: 20
Views: 25480

PostForum: Exchange Place & Collector's Corner   Posted: Mon Feb 22, 2016 7:04 pm   Subject: Bus and Trolley Collection of NEW YORK OMNIBUS 2629
Had the long awaited opportunity to finally see the AMAZING collection of my friend NEW YORK OMNIBUS 2629. This is just a small part of his collection that also includes trains, trucks, boats, cars -- ...
  Topic: Mercury Buses
schoolbusdriver

Replies: 46
Views: 65330

PostForum: Transit Bus Manufacturers   Posted: Wed Jan 15, 2014 11:43 am   Subject: Mercury Buses
I have a feeling that this picture posted by Mr. Linsky in a Brockway Bus thread may be another picture of a Mercury Bus?????

http://i212.photobucket.com/albums/cc241/MRLINDEL/BROCKWAY1.jpg


Ac ...
  Topic: School Bus Emergency Doors / Exits -- Who and when?????
schoolbusdriver

Replies: 2
Views: 9671

PostForum: Transit Bus Manufacturers   Posted: Fri Oct 21, 2011 11:02 am   Subject: School Bus Emergency Doors / Exits -- Who and when?????
Further info that DOES NOT answer the query --

Emergency exits
In addition to the entry door, all school buses have at least one emergency exit door (in rear-engine buses, a window exit) in the re ...
  Topic: School Bus Emergency Doors / Exits -- Who and when?????
schoolbusdriver

Replies: 2
Views: 9671

PostForum: Transit Bus Manufacturers   Posted: Fri Oct 21, 2011 10:57 am   Subject: School Bus Emergency Doors / Exits -- Who and when?????
"Standard No. 217 - Bus Emergency Exits and Window Retention and Release (Effective September 1, 1973) This standard establishes minimum requirements for bus window retention and release to reduc ...
  Topic: Mercury Buses
schoolbusdriver

Replies: 46
Views: 65330

PostForum: Transit Bus Manufacturers   Posted: Wed Oct 19, 2011 11:18 am   Subject: Mercury Buses
Ditto !

Frankie

Frankie, NYO2629, JimmiB, and Mr. Linsky --- Just want you all to know that I appreciate your comments. You also owe highwayhauler (Vern) a thank you for it was he that brought m ...
  Topic: Mercury Buses
schoolbusdriver

Replies: 46
Views: 65330

PostForum: Transit Bus Manufacturers   Posted: Mon Oct 17, 2011 5:56 pm   Subject: Mercury Buses
So I guess now I will put the story of Mercury Buses, Penn Yan Bus Division of Hammondsport, New York into proper perspective I hope.

In 1945, Mercury Aircraft purchased Penn Yan Bus Bodies Inc. of ...
  Topic: Mercury Buses
schoolbusdriver

Replies: 46
Views: 65330

PostForum: Transit Bus Manufacturers   Posted: Mon Oct 17, 2011 9:40 am   Subject: Mercury Buses
I love it when it all comes together like it's supposed to!! The text in the picture from the Bus Museum is inaccurate ----

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6034/6253610437_8bf6745d75_b.jpg

WETMOR ...
  Topic: Mercury Buses
schoolbusdriver

Replies: 46
Views: 65330

PostForum: Transit Bus Manufacturers   Posted: Mon Oct 17, 2011 9:17 am   Subject: Mercury Buses
Just received the following email which I think clarifies my missgivings about the text from the picture I posted about Mercury Buses ---


I have found an old newspaper story with quite a bit of i ...
  Topic: Mercury Buses
schoolbusdriver

Replies: 46
Views: 65330

PostForum: Transit Bus Manufacturers   Posted: Sun Oct 16, 2011 4:05 pm   Subject: Mercury Buses
Some more pictures of the MERCURY BUS model at the Glenn Curtiss Museum in Hammondsport.

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6240/6251345906_c4b0d98654_m.jpg

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6225/62508 ...
  Topic: Mercury Buses
schoolbusdriver

Replies: 46
Views: 65330

PostForum: Transit Bus Manufacturers   Posted: Wed Oct 12, 2011 4:50 pm   Subject: Mercury Buses
Just received the following email which I think clarifies my missgivings about the text from the picture I posted about Mercury Buses ---


I have found an old newspaper story with quite a bit of i ...
  Topic: Mercury Buses
schoolbusdriver

Replies: 46
Views: 65330

PostForum: Transit Bus Manufacturers   Posted: Wed Oct 12, 2011 10:37 am   Subject: Mercury Buses
http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6227/6234325829_6a5c973b81_b.jpg


There still seems to be a problem with the history of Mercury Buses as is written above. 1st is Penn Yan Buses of Penn Yan, NY neve ...
  Topic: Mercury Buses
schoolbusdriver

Replies: 46
Views: 65330

PostForum: Transit Bus Manufacturers   Posted: Wed Oct 12, 2011 10:18 am   Subject: Mercury Buses
Way to go schoolbusdriver !!! Thanks to you we went from looking for a picture of a Mercury bus to having a whole collection. Nice searching.

Thanks JimmiB -- however this work is not done. There i ...
 
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