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Building the New Rapid Transit System of New York City Circa 1915

by F. Lavis

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Published by Xplorer Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • New York City,
  • Railroads--Trains,
  • Subways,
  • Transportation,
  • Engineering - General,
  • Technology,
  • Science/Mathematics

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages75
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11709477M
    ISBN 10096457652X
    ISBN 109780964576520
    OCLC/WorldCa36910698

    OldNYC sh historical images from the New York Public Library's Milstein Collection on a map. Find photos of your apartment, work, or favorite park! Rapid transit problems in New York City, esp. controversy over the development of the Tri-Borough system b. Generation and transmission of electric power and its application to railway systems.

    New York Central Railroad: , , New York Central Terminal; New York State Assembly: New York State Canal: New York State Pavilion: Buffalo & Erie County Historical Society Museum Illustrations, history, architecture; New York Stock Exchange: New York Times: Buffalo Newspapers Search Engine:   The addition was completed in and made the Custom House the tallest building in Boston at the time. The Boston Custom House Tower, Boston, Mass, circa In , the United States Customs Service moved to the Thomas P. O’Neill, Jr, Federal Building and the following year, the city of Boston purchased the Custom House from the.

    - New York Post Office 8th Avenue & 31st Street New York City New York Stay safe and healthy. Please practice hand-washing and social distancing, and check out our resources for adapting to these times. Rapid transit system track maps. A short book, The Story of the Chicago Rapid Transit Lines (circa ) Numerous CTA pamphlets, covering A/B “skip stop” service, Rider’s Reader, opening of the Congress rapid transit line, “New Look” (aka “Fishbowl”) buses, bus overhaul shops, and the elevation of the outer end of the Lake Street.


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