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Accession number 2014.33
Collection Steven Rappaport Collection
Object ID 2014.33.4.4
Object Name Postcard
Date 20th Century
Title Elevated Railway Train, New York City
Scope & Content Recto: Depiction of the elevated line as it rolls past the Customs House (now Museum of the American Indian) in lower Manhattan.

Verso: "The Elevated Railway, popularly called/ the "L," runs high above the streets and/ is a favorite mode of travel for sightseers./ This view was taken from Battery Park/ looking toward Bowling Green, the Custom/ House is on the right."

The elevated line depicted could be the 2nd, 3rd, or 9th Ave. lines, as this part of Manhattan was a terminus for the elevated lines.
Extent of Description 1 postcard
Level of description Sub-series
Search Terms Brooklyn Bridge
Subjects Subways--New York (State)--New York--Design and construction--Pictorial works
Park Row (New York, NY)
Brooklyn Bridge (New York, N.Y.)
Station Park Row Station (BMT Brooklyn Bridge Connection Line)
Number of images 2.0