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Yellow Coach 718

Yellow Coach 718 in The Naked City, Movie, 1948 IMDB

Class: Bus, Single-deck — Model origin: US

Yellow Coach 718

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IRT_BMT_IND CA

2009-12-17 15:27

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I'm pretty sure this is a Yellow Coach 740
http://www.cptdb.ca/index.php?showtopic=9792

Mr. TDM 4512 US

2011-08-05 23:35

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Sorry, but the bus in the photo is not a Yellow Model 740 - it is a Yellow Model 718 and among the first group of buses to operate for New York City Omnibus in Manhattan in 1935.

The difference between a 740 and a 718 (among other things) is that the passenger doors protrude above the top of the window line as noted in the photo in my article;

http://www.cptdb.ca/index.php?showtopic=9792

In this case the fleet # '49' in your image would tell you it's a 718 without doubt (if you're familiar with NYCO fleet numbers.

Regards,

Mr. 'L'

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