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Object ID XX.2008.7.197
Object Name Negative, Film
Collection Elevated Railroad Photographs
Date 08/18/1940
Title [Ninth Avenue Elevated, Greenwich Street & Laight Street]
Description Ninth Avenue Elevated at intersection of Greenwich Street and Laight Street. Inscription on the negative reads, "(52) 9th Ave R.R./Canopy of 424 Greenwich St at/N.W. Cor. Laight St/8:18:40." This photograph was taken over two months after the Ninth Avenue Elevated line was closed, and presumably shortly before demolition began.
Place New York, NY
People/ Corporations Ninth Avenue Railroad Company
Interborough Rapid Transit Company
Subjects Elevated railroads
9th Avenue (Manhattan, N.Y.)
Demolition
Greenwich Street (Manhattan, N.Y.)
Laight Street (Manhattan, NY)
Line Ninth Avenue Elevated