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(115k, 1044x557)<br><b>Country:</b> United States<br><b>City:</b> New York<br><b>System:</b> New York City Transit<br><b>Line:</b> IRT West Side Line<br><b>Location:</b> 238th Street <br><b>Collection of:</b> Herbert P. Maruska<br><b>Date:</b> 1909<br><b>Notes:</b> View of the Broadway elevated structure; the photographer was standing at about W240 St (Van Cortland Park South) looking across the Moshulu River (also known as Tibbets Brook) southwest toward Broadway and the 238th St. station. Notice that Broadway has been created as a line of fill in the River, forming a base for the El.  This fill dirt served to attach Paparinemin Island, on which the W231 St and W238 St stations were located, to the mainland. Later the Moshulu River was confined to a large pipe and the entire wetland was filled in.  Thus did Man conquer Nature in the early 20th Century!<br><b>Viewed (this week/total):</b> 0 / 2829


(115k, 1044x557)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IRT West Side Line
Location: 238th Street
Collection of: Herbert P. Maruska
Date: 1909
Notes: View of the Broadway elevated structure; the photographer was standing at about W240 St (Van Cortland Park South) looking across the Moshulu River (also known as "Tibbets Brook") southwest toward Broadway and the 238th St. station. Notice that "Broadway" has been created as a line of fill in the River, forming a base for the El. This fill dirt served to attach Paparinemin Island, on which the W231 St and W238 St stations were located, to the mainland. Later the Moshulu River was confined to a large pipe and the entire wetland was filled in. Thus did Man conquer Nature in the early 20th Century!
Viewed (this week/total): 0 / 2829



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