Elevated Railroad, 2nd Avenue and 34th Street.

Title:

Elevated Railroad, 2nd Avenue and 34th Street.

Format:

Photographs

Publisher:

Indelible Photographs (New York: A. Wittemann, c. 1891)

Date:

1891

Street Address:

Intersection of 34th Street and Second Avenue

Photographer/Artist:

Copyright 1891 by A. Witteman

Description:

Opened in 1880, the 2nd Avenue elevated ("El") train had a stop at 34th Street. There are people walking on the sidewalks and crossing between the train lines. Carts are parked along the curbs and under the elevated tracks.

Subjects:

  • Railroads, Elevated--New York (State)--New York.
  • Carriages and carts--New York (State)--New York--19th century.
  • Transportation--New York (State)--New York.
  • Thirty-fourth Street (New York, N.Y.)--History--19th century.
  • Second Avenue (New York, N.Y.)--History--19th century.
  • Midtown Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)--History--19th century.

Rights:

Copyright Seymour B. Durst Old York Library Collection, Avery Architectural & Fine Arts Library, Columbia University.

Collection:

Seymour B. Durst Old York Library.

Contributing Institution:

City University of New York. Graduate School and University Center, Mina Rees Library.

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