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A Century of Subways

Celebrating 100 Years of New York"s Underground Railways

by Brian Cudahy

  • 276 Want to read
  • 26 Currently reading

Published by Fordham University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History of specific subjects,
  • Trains & railways: general interest,
  • United States - State & Local - Middle Atlantic,
  • Transportation,
  • New York,
  • Railroads - History,
  • Public Transportation,
  • History,
  • New York (State),
  • Railroads,
  • Subways

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages388
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8119083M
    ISBN 100823222934
    ISBN 109780823222933

    A New York City subway car during the coronavirus pandemic, early April Last Thursday, Governor Cuomo made the decision to shut down New York’s subways from 1 a.m. to 5 .


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