The New York City Subway system celebrated its 100th anniversary on October 27, 2004, but you can bring the romance of the old subway alive today with the Subway Punch-out Book. The book includes 15 easy-to-assemble punch-out train cars modeled after real historic trains. Each car is printed on full-color laminated paper and comes with identifying historical information from the Transit Museum Archives. It's a fun book that sneaks in some fascinating history of America's first subway system, and the perfect gift for any New Yorker or New York-o-phile you might know!
New York Transit Museum; softcover; 48 pages
|What's the Story||New York's first subway line opened in Manhattan on October 27, 1904 with 28 stations. The route traveled approximately nine miles from City Hall north to Grand Central Station, then west to Times Square and up the West Side to 145th Street. Today, the subway system has grown to 468 stations connecting neighborhoods across the city.|