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Accession number 2004.20
Object ID R39S2_260
Object Name Print, Photographic
Collection Lundin Collection
Date 06/23/1914
Description Showing buildings on Lot 26, in Block 6314, and the right-of-way of the Nassau Electric Railroad [direction: A little west of south] Image prior to construction of the elevated BMT West End Line. This line was built under the Dual Contracts of 1913.

The original surface railroad tracks of the Brooklyn, Bath and Coney Island Railroad can be seen in the photograph. At the time of the photo, the BRT operated elevated trains over these tracks using trolley wired electricity. These tracks were retained for use by trolley lines after the elevated was built over them.
Photographer Pullis, G.W.
Place Brooklyn, NY
People/ Corporations Brooklyn Rapid Transit Company
Brooklyn Manhattan Transit Company
Brooklyn Bath and Coney Island Railroad
Nassau Electric Railroad Co. (NERR)
Subjects Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Rights-of-way
Line West End Line (BMT)