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Station: Central Avenue (Myrtle Avenue Line)

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BMT Myrtle Avenue Line
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Central Avenue · Knickerbocker Avenue · Wyckoff Avenue · Seneca Avenue · Forest Avenue · Fresh Pond Road · Metropolitan Avenue

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Overview

Opened: 12/19/1889

Two tracks, two side platforms. The platforms are very narrow on the north end, and a small wooden mezzanine. There is a crossunder. The northbound platform's southern half has vertical windscreen with a small gap near the top and no windscreen on the northern half. The southbound platform features vertical windscreen on the northern half. Evidence present at this station leads me to a theory that the southern mezzanine was removed. Evidence includes a patch in the windscreen, suddenly narrowed platforms, and a patch in the concrete where the stairs would have been.

Artwork

Generation Dynamica, George Bates, 2013

Photo Gallery


Image 1784
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Photo by: Steve Zabel
Collection of: Joe Testagrose
Location: Central Avenue

Image 1906
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Photo by: Joe Testagrose
Location: Central Avenue

Image 6472
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Photo by: Doug Grotjahn
Collection of: Joe Testagrose
Location: Central Avenue

Image 6642
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Collection of: Joe Testagrose
Location: Either Central or Knickerbocker

Image 6785
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Photo by: Joe Testagrose
Location: Central Avenue

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Photo by: Joe Testagrose
Location: Central Avenue

Image 6839
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Photo by: Joe Testagrose
Location: Central Avenue

Image 36430
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Photo by: Joe Testagrose
Location: Central Avenue

Image 40259
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Photo by: Richard Panse
Location: Central Avenue

Image 80320
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Photo by: Richard Panse
Location: Central Avenue

Image 80323
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Photo by: Richard Panse
Location: Central Avenue

Image 100061
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Photo by: Roberto C. Tobar
Location: Central Avenue

Image 127424
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Collection of: Joe Testagrose
Location: Central Avenue

Image 140163
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Photo by: Robbie Rosenfeld
Location: Central Avenue
Artwork: Generation Dynamica (George Bates)

Image 140165
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Photo by: Robbie Rosenfeld
Location: Central Avenue
Artwork: Generation Dynamica (George Bates)


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