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A Brief History Of The Subway System: Part 6 Of 6

THE COMMUTE: So far we discussed the railroads and elevated lines that preceded and later became part of the subway system, the original three subway divisions -...

A Brief History Of The Subway System: Part 5 Of 6

THE COMMUTE: In Part 4 of my “A Brief History Of The Subway System” series (Part 1, Part 2, Part 3), we discussed the decline of the subways...

A Brief History of the Subway System: Part 4 of 6

THE COMMUTE: In Part 1, we discussed the rail and elevated lines which preceded the first subway. In Part 2, we started discussing the Dual...

A Brief History Of The Subway System: Part 3 Of 6

THE COMMUTE: Last week (Part 1, Part 2) we started discussing the Dual Contracts. We continue with the rest of the discussion and also discuss...

A Brief History Of The Subway System: Part 2 Of 6

THE COMMUTE:  On Tuesday, we discussed the railroads and elevated lines that preceded the building of the first subway that still are in use...

A Brief History Of The Subway System: Part 1 Of 6

THE COMMUTE: Three weeks ago I mentioned how the bus transfer system confused me as a youngster. I also had difficulty understanding the original porcelain...

Happy 350th Birthday, Bensonhurst!

If you live in Bensonhurst - or the historically linked areas of Bath Beach, Dyker Heights, Mapleton and Bay Ridge - feel free to...

Friday Photo Finish: View Of The Bridge

Living in the northeastern section of Bensonhurst, when we think of an elevated subway line with great views our thoughts naturally gravitate towards the...

Friday Photo Finish: North By Northwest

Here we have a photo similar to one taken earlier this year. In this version, we're looking northwest from the Midwood side of the Avenue...