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    September 12, 2011

    Checker cab, Forest Ave and Manor Road, Westerleigh, Staten Island. At the height of the vehicle’s popularity in the roaring 20’s, there were as many as 8,000 Checker cabs plying the roads of New York City. The Checker cab virtually ruled the roads from 1921 to the late 1970s, outlasting many other popular taxi types that included cabs made by […]

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