That's the little tidbit I've been missing all these years... Buses
operating as Trains! Sure started to wonder when I say three "Trains"
departing downtown Amsterdam, all heading east with only a three minute
separation between trains!
So, guess I'm shooting for the spring of 1938 at the latest.
On 13/02/2011 11:20 PM, Paul Larner wrote:
> Car No. 176, the last interurban car to run on the FJ&G, left the
> Gloversville car barn at 10:20 p.m. June 27, 1938 for its scheduled
> 10:30 p.m. departure from Main and Fulton Streets. The return trip
> from Schenectady commenced at 12:30 a.m., arrived in the Gloversville
> car barn at 2:07 on June 28, 1938 when the power was shut off
> forever. At 4:50 a.m. June 28th buses replaced the interurbans. The
> last scheduled FJ&G bus operated April 22, 1956.
> "Movements" on the FJ&G always operated as "trains" whether conducted
> on rail or highway (bus or truck). This is the misunderstanding you
> receive from ETT No. 100.