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Object ID 1976.8
Object Name Car, Subway
Collection Rolling Stock
Date 1955
Description IRT R-17, Car Number 6609
Manufacturer: St. Louis Car Company (St. Louis, Missouri), 1955 (additional fleet vehicles, 1956)

Service: 1955-1986

Routes: IRT Lexington Avenue/Pelham line (6), 1955-1986; Times Square Shuttle (S) 1955-1960; IRT lines (1/9, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6) 1960-1986; Flushing line (7), 1962-1964 and 1984

Operator: New York City Transit Authority, 1955-1986
Manufacturer St. Louis Car Company
Maker St. Louis Car Company
Maker's Role Manufacturer
Place of Origin St. Louis, MO
Dimension Details 51 ft 1/2 in. OL (over anticlimbers) x 8 ft. 10 3/16 in. OW x 11 ft. 10 3/8 in. OH
People/Corporations New York City Transit Authority (NYCTA)
Subjects Subways

Car Equipment
Car Number 6609
Operating Agency New York City Transit Authority (NYCTA)
Transportation Agency New York City Transit Authority (NYCTA)
Number of images 2