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Posted By: Raymond Paszkiewicz
Posted On: Saturday October 17, 2020 at 2:08 AM
New York, New York, a Wonderful Town!.....(pics)
Before the Ford Victoria. Working cabs, back in the day, when all was good!

1939 Checker A My favorite cab.

1940 Checker cab

1939-40 Checker A Model

1941 De Soto Skyview Taxicab. Converted on Long Island

1946 Packard Six When visiting New York with my Dad, we rode in one like this. Never forgot it.

1948 De Soto Skyview in Times Square

1948 De Soto Skyview negotiating a corner.

1950 Checker owned by the Checker Cab Co.

1948 De Soto and the famous Times Square Camel sign.

1952 De Soto Skyview cab in Times Square

1956 Checker A8 cab, first of the square bodies.

Checker on the night shift, and good night!

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Pics: On a rainy Friday afternoon, just looking back to the good old days by David Knight #28961
The big Crown Victorias are still the epitome of a by Mike DeTorrice #28961.1
Pics: The Nissan NV200 was to be the designated replacement. by David Knight #28961.1.1
I hated that NYC chose a non-American car for its taxi fleet. Any govt agency should support USA! (EOM) by Barry Levittan #28961.1.1.1
+1 Agree. (EOM) by Jack Dodds #28961.
At one time I would have agreed but no longer. The Nissan by Bob Jackman #28961.
New York, New York, a Wonderful Town!.....(pics) by Raymond Paszkiewicz #28961.2
Awesome and fascinating post, Ray. Thanks! (EOM) by John Kuvakas #28961.2.1
And a wonderful post, Raymond. Great history of taxis. No UBER competition. (EOM) by David Knight #28961.2.2
I lived in Manhattan 35 years. Loved the A8 Checkers! (EOM) by Ed Glorius #28961.2.3
Thought that last pic were new 1/43s packed in foam. Yikes! (EOM) by Christopher Moroni #28961.3
I didnt live too far from that flooded lot. Parked wife's car on high by Mark Lampariello #28961.4

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