Fifth Avenue Transportation Company
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. The company was declared bankrupt of the earlier operator in 1896. The company was succeeded by the Fifth Avenue Coach Company'
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