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Supplemental report relating to the elevated railroads of the City of New York

New York (State). Legislature. Assembly. Special Committee on Railroads

Supplemental report relating to the elevated railroads of the City of New York

by New York (State). Legislature. Assembly. Special Committee on Railroads

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Published by s.n. in Albany, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Elevated Railroads,
  • Railroads

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesAssembly document -- no. 66, Assembly document (New York (State). Legislature. Assembly) -- no. 66.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHE2709 .N72 1879
    The Physical Object
    Pagination33 p. ;
    Number of Pages33
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25574116M
    OCLC/WorldCa630107651

    The New York Central’s moving spirit was Erastus Corning (–), four times mayor of Albany, who for 20 years had been president of the Utica and Schenectady, one of the consolidated served as president of the New York Central until In Cornelius Vanderbilt won control, after beating down the Central’s stock, and combined it with his New York and Hudson railroads. “The Elevated Railways of Manhattan,” traces the colorful history of New York’s elevated railway system from its earliest steam days until its demise. There are pages of rare photos.

    Supplemental report relating to the elevated railroads of the City of New York. March 2, 33 pp. 8 {Assembly document, 7W. 66,) Nimmo, Joseph, jr. The American railroad . Content: On verso: New map of the City of Brooklyn showing the recent changes in the names of streets, route of the elevated rail road, location of the new Wallabout Market and correcting many inaccuracies of other maps / American Photo-Eng. Co., N.Y. -- .

    Get this from a library! Elevated railroad, New York. [American Mutoscope and Biograph Company.;] -- The film was photographed from the front platform of a train traveling over elevated tracks in New York City. Although many of the buildings alongside the tracks can be seen, it is difficult to.   The book is replete with many logical examples of new routes, and route extensions that would have been highly beneficial to the riders of the New York City subways, but were never built, or as in the case of the Second Avenue Subway which is finally being built, is the subject of many cost saving measures, that limits its s:


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Supplemental report relating to the elevated railroads of the City of New York by New York (State). Legislature. Assembly. Special Committee on Railroads Download PDF EPUB FB2

Down Town Brooklyn A Report to the Comptroller of the City of New York on Sites for Public Buildings and the Relocation of the Elevated Railroad Tracks now in Lower Fulton Street, Borough of Brooklyn by Unknown.

Free audio book that you can download in mp3, iPod and iTunes format for your portable audio player. Audio previews, convenient categories and excellent search functionality make. Supplemental report relating to the elevated railroads of the City of New York. By E. Sweet, head of title: State of New York.

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Map and guide of the elevated railroads of New York City. Summary Outline map of Manhattan showing stations. Includes train schedule and list of points of interest.

Contributor Names Latimer, H. Manhattan Railway. Created / Published. The IRT Third Avenue Line, commonly known as the Third Avenue Elevated, Third Avenue El, or Bronx El, was an elevated railway in Manhattan and the Bronx, New York ally operated by the New York Elevated Railway, an independent railway company, it was acquired by the Interborough Rapid Transit Company (IRT) and eventually became part of the New York City Subway : Interborough Rapid Transit Company.

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New York’s transit revolution began, inauspiciously, with a delay. On July 2,the West Side and Yonkers Patent Railway—the city’s first elevated train—was to have its maiden journey. Abstract. The story of New York’s elevated rail rapid transit system is a critical juncture in the history of the city.

Surrounded by water on a long, narrow island, the city needed to expand, and it needed a transportation system to enable it to do so.

George Woolworth Colton’s 58 x 42 cm color map depicts NYC and vicinity at an approximate scale ofa year after the end of the American Civil War. We can see that thirty-five years after the region’s first railroad charter the cities of New York, Brooklyn, Jersey City, and Hoboken were home to dozens of small independent railroad companies that traversed their main thoroughfares.

The R32 was the train of the future, offering a vision of what mass transit would look like in fifty years—literally, as it happens, because, against all odds, roughly two hundred of the original R32s still operate on New York City’s C, J, and Z lines. Tensions are rising in Melbourne over plans to use elevated rail to remove suburban level has already begun building its “Skytrain” project in the city’s r, the Victorian government is discovering, as have many before it, the travails of translating popular transport promises into big project announcements.

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New York City -- Elevated railroads. Dates / Origin Date Issued: Library locations The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection Shelf locator: PC NEW YC-Elev Topics Elevated railroads-- New York (State)-- New York Buildings-- New York (State)-- New York Street-railroads-- New York (State)-- New.

The first elevated trains, or “els,” ran in New York City on this day in The trains on the el tracks were actual trains – large, dirty, and heavy steam powered locomotives. The idea of using horse drawn cars, rather than trains, was floated, but there is one thing worse than ash and cinders falling from elevated tracks, and it comes from horses so the idea was quickly shot down.

New York Elevated Railroad - Page 2. Scene from an old stereo view card of the New York Elevated Railroad. Note the caboose. (Click pic for enlargement.) (Ken Martin collection) This scene from another old stereo view card seems to show the same train from the other end.

Whoops. That “caboose” appears to be a cleverly disguised locomotive!!. The New York Elevated Railroad Company was born 27 Octoberas a reorganization of the bankrupt West Side Patented Elevated Railway Company, the first attempt anywhere at building an elevated rapid transit line.

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[William Fullerton Reeves] # Railroads, Elevated--New York (State) Related Entities\/h3>\n. The film was photographed from the front platform of a train traveling over elevated tracks in New York City.

Although many of the buildings. Second Avenue El. Looking south at 7 a.m. from 13th Street on Second Avenue, showing the elevated railway in midst of demolition. Photo by Marjory Collins from Library of. Archival footage, much of it in color, of the city's elevated trains and subways as they appeared in the mid's.

The New York Rapid Transit Railway Extensions Engineering News, By Maurice R. Griest Assistant Designing Engineer, Public Service Commission for the First District; Engineering News, The new rapid-transit lines now under construction in New York City include miles of subway and miles of elevated track to be built by the city, and also third-tracking and.

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Peter M. Rivera, chair. Also available in electronic format. Contributor: New York (State). Legislature.The High Line is a mile-long ( km) elevated linear park, greenway and rail trail created on a former New York Central Railroad spur on the west side of Manhattan in New York City.

The High Line's design is a collaboration between James Corner Field Operations, Diller Scofidio + Renfro, and Piet abandoned spur has been redesigned as a "living system" drawing from multiple. "Everybody in New York wants rapid transit, but, strange to say, the moment that anybody sets to work with a definite plan for its realization, they are vigorously opposed and the work prevented." Looking at some of the early proposed (and sometimes partially built) railways for New York City for which the Science, Industry and Business Library has visual materials.