Fifth Avenue Transportation Company

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A Fifth Avenue Transportation Company omnibus to Central Park.

The Fifth Avenue Transportation Company was a transportation company based in New York which was founded in 1885 and operated of horse-and-omninbus transit along Fifth Avenue, with a route running from 89th Street to Bleecker Street using horse-drawn omnibuses. Fifth Avenue was unusual in that its residents opposed the installation of railway track for streetcars and was the only avenue in Manhattan to never see streetcar service.[1][2] The company was declared bankrupt of the earlier operator in 1896. The company was succeeded by the Fifth Avenue Coach Company'[3]

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