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Accession number 2014.33
Collection Steven Rappaport Collection
Object ID 2014.33.4.5
Object Name Postcard
Date 20th Century
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
Subjects Subways--New York (State)--New York--Design and construction--Pictorial works
Postcards
Elevated railroads
110th Street (Manhattan, N.Y.)
Number of images 2