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Accession number 2007.38
Collection Poster Collection
Object ID IB3-9
Object Name Poster
Date 1994
Title It took Blood, Sweat and Years to Build the Subway System
Scope & Content SubTalk poster celebrating The Subway's 90th Anniversary, 1904-1994. Poster reads: It Took Blood, Sweat and Years to Build the Subway System. On Cotober 27, 1904, New York City's subway system opened. It took 16 years to plan, finance and build. At its peak, construction required a labor force of over 7,700 people. Ninety years later, we're still going and still working hard to give you an even better subway tomorrow.
Extent of Description One 11x28 car card
Level of description Item