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Accession number 2004.20
Object ID R5S7_4837
Object Name Print, Photographic
Collection Lundin Collection
Date 08/13/1914
Description "Route 5, Sec. 7 Aug. 13, 1914 Lex. Ave. 51-52nd St. Camera at Sta. 239+08 and 10' east of W. curb line. Looking North showing pavement of Lex. Ave. between 51st and 52nd St. Time 2.05 P.M. Giles, Machester, Kincaid"

An exterior photograph displaying Lexington Avenue at the intersections of 51st and 52nd Streets, looking toward the north. Apartment houses line both sides of the avenue. What looks like a church spire and the Central Synagogue can be seen in the bacground. Pedestrians are active on the sidewalks. Workers pull a cart on the right of the image, while streetcars and horsedrawn carriages are visible in the background.
Place New York, NY
People/ Corporations Interborough Rapid Transit Company
Subjects Lexington Avenue (Manhattan, N.Y.)
Horse-drawn vehicles
Workers
Trolleys
51st Street (Manhattan, NY)
52nd Street (Manhattan, N.Y.)
Apartment houses
Search Terms Subway Construction
Line Lexington Avenue Line (IRT)