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Accession number 2013.11
Collection Postcard Collection
Object ID 2013.11.8
Object Name Postcard
Date 1910
Title 149th St and 3rd Avenue, Bronx, New York
Scope & Content Hand-painted image of 3rd Avenue El train along 149th St and 3rd Avenue. The train shown would have run on the IRT Third Avenue Line. The line eventually became part of the New York City Subway system before closing permanently in 1955 (Manhattan) and 1973 (Bronx).
Extent of Description One postcard
Level of description Item
Subjects Postcards
Postal cards
Bronx (New York, N.Y.)
149th Street (Bronx, N.Y.)
3rd Avenue (Bronx, N.Y.)
Elevated railroads
People/ Corporations Interborough Rapid Transit Company
New York Elevated Railway Company
Line Third Avenue Elevated (IRT)
Station 143rd Street Station (Third Avenue Elevated Line)
Number of images 2.0