Building the New Rapid Transit System of New York City Circa 1915 Book
A historic reprint of the engineering accounts of the building of the Dual Contract subways of the BMT and IRT. This book includes pages of original construction details and maps of the second phase of New York's transportation empire.
Authors: James C. Greller, Fred Lavis
Publisher: Xplorer Press 1996
|What's the Story||The BMT Broadway Line stretches from Whitehall Street – South Ferry to Lexington Avenue / 59th Street, built by the Brooklyn Rapid Transit Company (later the Brooklyn–Manhattan Transit Corporation) and completed in 1920. The line is served by the N, R and Q trains.|