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Getting Around: How Transportation Shaped the City School Program
Map of Bronx Borough; showing complete street system as finally adopted and present and proposed transit system.

Map of Bronx Borough; showing complete street system as finally adopted and present and proposed transit system.

Presented by J. Clarence Davies Bronx Real Estate.

Ferry, Central Railroad of New Jersey

Ferry, Central Railroad of New Jersey

Foot of Liberty Street.

Brooklyn Car Strike.

Brooklyn Car Strike.

Trolley car surrounded by children.

[Wells Fargo & Co's Overland Express Stage Coach.]

[Wells Fargo & Co's Overland Express Stage Coach.]

Stage coach with several passangers and an advertisement.

Automobile (Cars).

Automobile (Cars).

Close up of the interior of a circa 1921 Lexington Roadster parked on the street in front of a neo-classical...

Elevated Subway and Street Scene.

Elevated Subway and Street Scene.


Queensboro Tunnel.

Queensboro Tunnel.

The south tube of the 61st Street and East River subway tunnel.

Subways, Fourteenth Street Cut, Cast Iron Ring, Section North Tube Looking West, #18.

Subways, Fourteenth Street Cut, Cast Iron Ring, Section North Tube Looking West, #18.


Subways, Fourteenth Street Cut for Subway, Rock Cut Looking West, Shaft 1.

Subways, Fourteenth Street Cut for Subway, Rock Cut Looking West, Shaft 1.

Men working in shaft #1 of the 14th Street subway tunnel. Dump cars, shovels and the rock face are visible....

Skyline of N.Y.

Skyline of N.Y.

Looking east on Delancey Street after buildings had been demolished for its widening during subway construction;...

6th Avenue Subway Reconstruction, 42nd Street.

6th Avenue Subway Reconstruction, 42nd Street.


WPA workers, 6th Avenue subway construction.

WPA workers, 6th Avenue subway construction.


Holing Through

Holing Through

This scene depicts the underground construction of the Independent Subway (IND) Eighth Avenue line that...

Ceremonial shovel used in making the first excavation for the subway on March 24, 1900

Ceremonial shovel used in making the first excavation for the subway on March 24, 1900

Sterling silver ceremonial shovel with shield-shaped blade, cast applied mounts of acorns and tree roots...

Subway tunnel construction at Lexington Avenue and 97th Street.

Subway tunnel construction at Lexington Avenue and 97th Street.

Image from Transit System Survey.

[Mayor McClellen on first subway trip.]

[Mayor McClellen on first subway trip.]


[City Hall subway station.]

[City Hall subway station.]


[Couple on motorcycle.]

[Couple on motorcycle.]


Pennsylvania R. R. under the Hudson River, New York City.

Pennsylvania R. R. under the Hudson River, New York City.


Tunnel Under the New York East River

Tunnel Under the New York East River


East River Tunnel, New York.

East River Tunnel, New York.


West 58th Street and Seventh Avenue. Alwyn Court with taxi cab

West 58th Street and Seventh Avenue. Alwyn Court with taxi cab


23rd Street, New York

23rd Street, New York

"Photostint" Card.

New Woman - Riverside Drive.

New Woman - Riverside Drive.

Female bicyclist and onlookers on Riverside Drive, near Grant's tomb.

Milkwagon and Old Houses

Milkwagon and Old Houses

A Sheffield Farms milkwagon in front of 8-10 Grove Street.

The Life of a Fireman.

The Life of a Fireman.

The Metropolitan System.

B'way and 39th St. N.Y. [Broadway North from 21st St.]

B'way and 39th St. N.Y. [Broadway North from 21st St.]

Broadway looking north from 21st St. A streetcar is prominent in the foreground as are two women, one...

Electric Cars [Madison & 4th Avenue to Post Office No. 11 streetcar with Thomson-Houston motor.]

Electric Cars [Madison & 4th Avenue to Post Office No. 11 streetcar with Thomson-Houston motor.]

Trolley run on Julien Storage System.

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