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The Last Five Newest Images


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Photo by: John Dooley
Location: Unionport Yard

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Holiday Nostalgia Train Returns

After a pandemic hiatus, New York City Transit and the New York Transit Museum are running a Holiday Nostalgia Train on Sundays between November 27 and December 18, 2022. To promote the Museum's new "Reign of the Redbird" exhibit, this year's Nostalgia Train will use the 1960s IRT "Redbird" cars, now known as the "Train of Many Colors" due to the many paint schemes the cars wore over their service lifetime. Two cars each sport the well known "Gunn Red" Redbird paint, a brighter "Tartar Red", a dark kale green, the 1970s MTA standardized silver with blue stripe, and the 1964 World's Fair "Bluebird" colors. For more information, including a schedule, visit NY Transit Museum Holiday Nostalgia Train.

Posted on 11/28/2022

New Coverage of New Streetcars

Thanks to long-time contributor Peter Ehrlich, we now have descriptions and photographs of three streetcar systems that opened in the last few years: Oklahoma City, El Paso, and Milwaukee. Peter has more in the pipeline so keep checking!

Posted on 11/24/2022

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Historical Material


rightarr.gifEarly Rapid Transit In New York
rightarr.gifThe First Subway
rightarr.gifThe Dual Contracts
rightarr.gifThe Independent Subway
rightarr.gifRecent New York Transit History

Highlights


rightarr.gifThe New York Subway: Its Construction and Equipment (1904)
rightarr.gifThe Interborough Subway (Historic American Engineering Record)
rightarr.gifNew Subways for New York: The Dual System of Rapid Transit (1913)
rightarr.gifThe New York Rapid Transit Railway Extensions (1914)
rightarr.gifHistory of the Independent Subway
rightarr.gifNew York City Transit Authority 1970s
rightarr.gifNew York City Transit Authority 1980s
rightarr.gifThey Moved The Millions
rightarr.gif63rd Street Tunnel and the Second Avenue Subway

The Photo Collection


The large image collection can be viewed in a number of ways.

rightarr.gifNewest Images
rightarr.gifImages From Today's Date in History

Photos are arranged by rolling stock type here:

rightarr.gifCurrent Fleet
rightarr.gifRetired Fleet
rightarr.gifWork Cars and Locomotives
rightarr.gifmore....

Photos are arranged by location here:

rightarr.gifLine By Line Guide
rightarr.gifAbandoned and Disused Stations
rightarr.gifSubway Art Guide

Other Material


rightarr.gifCustom Route Map
rightarr.gifTrack Maps
rightarr.gifHistorical Maps
rightarr.gifSubway Signalling
rightarr.gifBus Transportation

Five Random New York Transit Images


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Photo by: John Dooley
Location: Ocean Parkway

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Photo by: Michael Hodurski
Location: Astoria Boulevard/Hoyt Avenue

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Collection of: Joe Testagrose
Location: Utica/Church

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Photo by: Robert Mencher
Location: Rockaway Parkway (Canarsie) Yard

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Photo by: Steve Zabel
Collection of: Joe Testagrose
Location: Bay 50th Street









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