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6 edition of The New York Subway found in the catalog.

The New York Subway

Its Construction and Equipment

by Brian Interborough Rapid Transit

  • 80 Want to read
  • 4 Currently reading

Published by Fordham University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Railway technology & engineering,
  • Trains & railways: general interest,
  • Subways,
  • Public Transportation,
  • Transportation,
  • New York,
  • Railroads - History,
  • Railroads - Pictorial,
  • United States - State & Local - Middle Atlantic,
  • New York (State)

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages149
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8119124M
    ISBN 100823224015
    ISBN 109780823224012

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      Scott Rogowsky reads on the New York subway system. A few years ago, self-described “very white guy” Scott Rogowsky was reading a book by his friend – fellow comedian Baratunde Thurston. New York Subways And Stations is a book put together by Tod Lange and presents a pictorial history of the New York transit systems from through .

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The New York Subway by Brian Interborough Rapid Transit Download PDF EPUB FB2

The first subway line in New York City opened on Octo To celebrate the centennial of this event, the Johns Hopkins University Press presents a new edition of Gene Sansone's acclaimed book, Evolution of New York City ed under the auspices of New York's Metropolitan Transit Authority, this comprehensive account of the rapid transit /5(18).

The New York City Subway: The History of America’s Largest and Most Famous Subway System by Charles River Editors | out of 5 stars 9. It’s like a public library, but on the New York Subway.

The project is by Rosy Saliba Kehdi and Hollie Fraser. Every day, we and a bunch of book ninjas go out and leave some of our favorite books on the New York subway. There are new books every day, and they're there to be taken, read, shared, and most importantly, enjoyed.

New York City Subway An Overview This is a Wikipedia book, a collection of Wikipedia articles that can be easily saved, imported by an external electronic rendering service, and ordered as a.

Tracks of the New York City Subway, as its name implies, is a page book containing depictions of every main line and yard track (including track numbers) in the entire New York City subway system--all + miles of track and stations of it.

A page introduction gives the reader a brief history of the system, a primer on subway. The New York City Subway is a rapid transit system owned by the City of New York and leased to the New York City Transit Authority, a subsidiary agency of the state-run Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA).

Opened inthe New York City Subway is one of the world's oldest public transit systems, one of the most-used, and the one with the most of lines: 36 lines, 28 services, (1 planned).

The three-stop extension of the Q line to 96th Street was a rare good-news story Cuomo could own — it was the most significant subway expansion in New. Octo On this day, the New York City subway system has now celebrated years of service to the city. It's a remarkable moment in NYC history.

Congratulations to that. Over. New York Subway system transports over 5 million passengers every weekday and about 3 million passengers each day on the weekend. This site has the official subway maps, line maps, train and station information, MTA Twitter, MTA contact information, Metrocards, subway safety and popular tourist destinations.

"Beauty and the Beast" star Emma Watson hides copies of Maya Angelou's book "Mom and Me and Mom" on the New York City subway with Derek Blasberg on this episode of "Derek Does Stuff with a Friend. We're excited to announce the launch of Subway Library, a new initiative between The New York Public Library, Brooklyn Public Library, and Queens Library, the MTA, and Transit Wireless that provides subway riders in New York City with free access to hundreds of e-books, excerpts, and short stories—all ready to read on the train.

As part of the Subway Library Author: Gwen Glazer. DuTemple does a thorough job of tracing the construction of the New York subway system from its inception to modern day. A fascinating account of people, architecture, politics, and economics.

Readable and interesting, the text is accompanied by photo spreads, snapshots, diagrams, and interesting sidebars/5. The New York subway system is not the simplest in the world. What many native New Yorkers take for granted can be very confusing and unintuitive to outsiders. Seeing so many visitors struggle with the system, I decided to write a guide to set them at ease.

Tracks of the New York City Subway book. K likes. Tracks of the NYC Subway is a comprehensive map book of every mainline and yard track in the New York City Subway system.

In over pages it Followers: K. A great way to introduce young readers to the idea of graphic design as a way to solve problems—such as creating a map that can be understood by New Yorkers and out-of-towners alike.

Depictions of trains, subway stations and the NYC skyline tell the story of how graphic designer Massimo Vignelli created a new subway map in Price: $   InVignelli and Noorda completed the New York City Transit Authority “Graphics Standards Manual,” a hundred-and-seventy-four-page document that established the subway’s modern identity Author: Michael Silverberg.

New York City subway opens At on the afternoon of OctoNew York City Mayor George McClellan takes the controls on the inaugural run of the city’s innovative new rapid transit.

For public transportation in New York City you have two main options. They work on the same system with the same tickets so you can combine the two for the same price. The subway – This is almost always the fastest way to get anywhere, except late at night when taxis can, and do, fly through the city streets.

The Great New York Subway Map Book. Rating: 0%. $ Add to Wish List. Add to Cart. Add to Compare. Grand Central Terminal: Years of a New York Landmark Book. Rating: 0%. $ Add to Wish List. Add to Cart. Add to Compare. The New York Subway: Its Construction and Equipment () The construction of the IRT is well documented in this commemorative book honoring the opening of New York's first subway.

It includes construction diagrams, photographs, and a full accounting of the infrastructure of the IRT subway. The New York Subway Souvenir ().

The book also includes details on abandoned tracks and stations, radio frequencies, whistle and buzzer codes and many other useful goodies. It's a must for any serious subway buff, railfan or straphanger who loves to know about the operations of the world's largest subway system.The photographer’s descent into the city’s famed transit system followed a period of broader exploration in New York.

After a spell of work as a producer on a movie, Davidson – as he writes in Subway‘s introductory text – felt a need to return to stills, to his roots: “I began to photograph the traffic islands that line Broadway.Silver Connections, Volume I, celebrates the construction of New York’s very first subway line; it tells the story from the City Hall celebrations – with fireworks – when they commenced the project inthrough the years of trench digging and dynamiting and tunneling, to the October day in when the route opened to the public, and.