The Tracks Of New York Number 3: Manhattan and Bronx Elevated Railroads 1920. Alan Paul Kahn, Jack May.

The Tracks Of New York Number 3: Manhattan and Bronx Elevated Railroads 1920

Privately Printed, 1976. Hardcover. Very scare, Oblong illustrated softcovers. No date (circa 1974) 43 pp. Illustrated with vintage photogarphs, maps and route details. The third entry in this scarce series of histories of New York's public transportation system. This volume deals with the elevated lines that were running in 1920 Manhattan and the Bronx (the Ninth Avenue/ Eighth Avenue/Jerome Avenue, the Sixth Avenue, the Third Avenue, Second Avenue, White Plains Avenue). These "els" , especially the Third Avenue, not only caused the northward expansion of the city but became the inspiration for song and story. Near fine, covers a bit toned. Near Fine. Item #E21761

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