Lexington Avenue East Harlem November 21st 1911

1911 PHOTO E III & Lexington HARLEM Hole SUBWAY NYC New York CityA great photograph taken on Lexington Avenue (not sure of the cross street) in East Harlem, New York, taken during the fall on November 21st,1911. Continue Reading →

The El “Suicide Curve” Train At 110th Street, Harlem, 1901

he Elevated train (now part of the subway system), photographed from One Hundred and Tenth Street, New York City 1900.The “El” or Elevated train was photographed as it turns at the “Suicide Curve” from One Hundred and Tenth Street in Harlem, New York 1900. Continue Reading →

Elevated Railroad Train 110th St., In Harlem, 1893

The IRT Ninth Avenue Line, often called the Ninth Avenue El, was the first elevated railway in New York City. It opened in 1868 as the West Side and Yonkers Patent Railway, a cable-hauled line. It ceased operation in 1940.

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