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Subways : the tracks that built New York City

Author: Lorraine B Diehl
Publisher: New York : Clarkson Potter/Publishers, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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An illustrated history of New York City's subway system profiles the personalities responsible for designing and building the subway; recounts its construction and growth; and offers rare subway memorabilia and archival photographs.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Diehl, Lorraine B., 1940-
Subways.
New York : Clarkson Potter/Publishers, ©2004
(OCoLC)988943525
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Lorraine B Diehl
ISBN: 1400052270 9781400052271
OCLC Number: 53926816
Description: 123 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 20 cm
Contents: 1. It's worth your life to cross Broadway --
2. "To Harlem in fifteen minutes" --
3. That elegant, swell-egant subway ride --
4. Hey! what about Brooklyn? --
5. From Orchard street to green pastures --
6. The avenues of expansion --
7. New York's love-hate relationship with the Third avenue El --
8. New York's trolley song --
9. Subway stops along the way --
10. Take me out to the ballgame! --
The rise and fall and rise again of the subway --
Epilogue --
Acknowledgements --
Sources --
Bibliography --
Index.
Responsibility: Lorraine B. Diehl.
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An illustrated history of New York City's subway system profiles the personalities responsible for designing and building the subway; recounts its construction and growth; and offers rare subway memorabilia and archival photographs.

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