A Century of Subways: Celebrating 100 Years of New York's Underground Railways

A Century of Subways: Celebrating 100 Years of New York's Underground Railways

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?I declare the subway open,? said Mayor George B. McClelland at about 2 p.m. on October 27, 1904. His hand on the switch, McClelland drove the new electric-powered cars of the Interborough Rapid Transit Company out of the City Hall station for the ride under Broadway to 145th Street in Harlem. After a decade of digging, New York was moving uptown. And everything began to change. Brian Cudahy offers a fascinating tribute to the world the subway created. Taking a fresh… (more)

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Publisher: Fordham University Press (October 29, 2003)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 388 pages

File size: 6.1 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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