|Collection||Steven Rappaport Collection|
|Title||Elevated Railroad Curve at 110th Street, New York.|
|Scope & Content||
Recto: Depicts the 9th Ave. elevated train on the curve at 110th Street in Manhattan. To the left is Morningside Park.
Verso: "Elevated Railroad Curve at 110th St.,/ New York./ ELEVATED RAILWAY CURVE at/ 110th Street; at this point the elevation/ is higher than in any other part of the/ city, reaching a height equal to five/ stories and requiring elevators at the/ station to take up and down the passen-/ gers. New York City is famous for its/ elevated railroads; this is one of the most/ noted sections."
This curve was colloquially referred to as "Suicide Curve"
|Extent of Description||1 postcard, approx 3.5" x 5"|
|Level of description||Sub-series|
Subways--New York (State)--New York--Design and construction--Pictorial works
110th Street (Manhattan, N.Y.)
|Number of images||2|