The Newtown Pentacle

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An old school MTA bus, spotted at Union Square.

– photo by Mitch Waxman

Recent obligation, this time a consultation with and an examination by some the medical professionals who maintain that delicate homeostasis which forestalls my inevitable dissolution, brought one to the Shining City- specifically to the storied locale known as Union Square.

– photo by Mitch Waxman

The MTA runs a museum program in December, rolling out so called “nostalgia” units from their vintage collection. The subway side of it runs along the M line and will be discussed later in the week.

There’s a bus program, which operates along 42nd street, so it was a surprise to find one of the legacy units at Union Square. Serendipity!

– photo by Mitch Waxman

Fond memories of this model of NYC bus clutter my memories.

The first time I had a gun pointed at me was on one of these, as was my first experience of getting caught up in one the race riots which Brooklyn regularly offered back in the 80’s.

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Written by Mitch Waxman

December 10, 2013 at 7:30 am

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  1. Nice pictures. That’s one old school bus!

    Rob Moses Photography

    December 10, 2013 at 8:36 am


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