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Elevated railroad

argument before the committee on street railways, January 23, 1884

by James A. Mc Geough

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Published in Boston .
Written in English

  • Street railroads

  • The Physical Object
    Pagination11 p. ;
    Number of Pages11
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26423597M

    The oldest elevated line came to be known as the Ninth Avenue El, which began in and survived, in part, until While all trace of the Second, Third and Sixth Avenue Els have pretty much been eradicated since, except for the Third which met its Manhattan demise in , the other els were torn down fairly early in the century. To date, we have authored nine railroad route guidebooks covering the various Midwestern passenger railroad routes out of Chicago. Our popular "Outside the Rails" book series now serves as a major fund raiser for the American Passenger Rail Heritage Foundation's Rail Rangers program, which provides free on board educational programs on private.   In addition, the following film shorts are included at the end of the book: 1. 3rd Ave. El () - A color film about the operation of the Third Avenue Elevated Railway in New York City before the line was discontinued. 2. Manhattan Landmarks () - A 3/5(1).   McCoy v. Union Elevated Railroad Company. From Wikisource. Jump to navigation Jump to search. McCoy v. Union Elevated Railroad Company by James Clark McReynolds Syllabus. related portals: Supreme Court of the United States. Create a book; Download as PDF; Printable version; In other languages Add links.

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An elevated railway (also known as an El train or simply an El for short, and, in Europe, as an overhead railway) is a rapid transit railway with the tracks above street level on a viaduct or other elevated structure (usually constructed from steel, cast iron, concrete, or bricks).

The railway may be broad-gauge, standard-gauge or narrow-gauge railway, light rail, monorail, or a suspension. Elevated Railroads Walking Tour Overview. Join us on a special tour that will dive into the history of some of Manhattan’s long-lost Elevated Railroad Lines.

Book online now. While it may seem hard to believe today, it was not that long ago (the s) when elevated trains rumbled above the streets of Manhattan. About This Book: A detailed and readable history of New York's elevated trains from their earliest steam-powered, independently-owned days begining in The book covers the political turmoil surrounding the lines' construction and maintenance, elevated train technology, engineering challenges, and the financial wheeling-dealing behind it by: 5.

In —the same year Charles T. Harvey would unveil his elevated railroad—Julius Henri Browne published The Great Metropolis, a Mirror of Author: James Nevius.

The South Side Elevated Railroad (originally Chicago and South Side Rapid Transit Railroad) was the first elevated rapid transit line in Chicago, line ran from downtown Chicago to Jackson Park, with branches to Englewood, Normal Park, Kenwood, and the Union Stock first miles ( km) of the line opened on June 6,and much of its route is still used today as Locale: Chicago, Illinois.

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Elevated Railroad And Rapid Transit Guide Of Brooklyn [n.y.]. Paperback – Septem by George A. [from old catalog] Humbert (Creator)4/5(1). A short film about the elevated train system in Chicago, more commonly known as the "L" train. Made in / for my Documentary 1 class at. After the elevated railroad closed for good inthe track sat abandoned, covered in natural overgrowth of the likes hardly seen anywhere else in Manhattan.

‘Urban explorers’ often traipsed along the mysterious rails, capturing the dichotomy between sudden natural landscape and metropolitan backdrop.

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Thesaurus Antonyms Related Words Synonyms Legend. Title Elevated railroad, Coenties Slip, New York, N.Y., U.S.A. Summary Stereograph showing two street railroad trains traveling in opposite directions, on elevated railroad tracks, passing by buildings in the city.

Chicago citation style: Strohmeyer & Wyman. Elevated railroad, South ferry, New York, York New York City, New York, N.Y.: Strohmeyer & Wyman, Publishers. Elevated railroad, Bowery, N.Y. Additional title: Elevated railroad, Bowery, New York Names Loeffler, A. (August) (Photographer) Collection.

Wallach Division Picture Collection. New York City -- Elevated railroads. Dates / Origin Date Issued: (Inferred) Library locations. Chicago and South Side Rapid Transit Railroad. Chicago Tribune, June 7, Chicago’s elevated railroad is in operation. At 7 o’clock yesterday morning the first north-bound train left Thirty-ninth street and in the four coaches were twenty-seven men and three women.

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Paperback Book at the best online prices at. The Elevated Railways of Manhattan. likes 3 talking about this. Three years in the making, this endeavor is a wonder to behold.

It is full of rare photos, many in color, and never-before-seen Followers: Chicago’s first actual rail line, the privately-owned Chicago and South Side Rapid Transit Railroad Company, incorporated in 6 Onthe first “L” train – which consisted of six wooden olive green and yellow coaches operated by steam locomotion – took its inaugural trip down the elevated “Alley L” from Congress.

Elevated railroad definition, a railroad system operating on an elevated structure, as over streets. See more. Author: David Dudley Field; Rufus Story; New York Elevated Railroad Company.; New York (State).Court of Common Pleas (City and County of New York) Publisher: New York: J.W.

Pratt, stream Book. Elevated railroad, 42nd st., New York. Additional title: American views Collection. Robert N. Dennis collection of stereoscopic views. United States.

States. New York. New York City. Stereoscopic views of the elevated railway, New York City. Dates / Origin Date Created:. “The Elevated Railways of Manhattan,” traces the colorful history of New York’s elevated railway system from its earliest steam days until its demise.

There are pages of rare photos. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Demarest, Theodore F.C. (Theodore Frelinghuysen Cornell).

Rise and growth of elevated railroad law. New York, Baker. Rand, McNally & Co.'s map also shows us that by the end of the 19 th century the metropolitan area was home to almost a dozen elevated railway lines operated by the Manhattan Elevated Railway, the Brooklyn Elevated Railroad and the Kings County Elevated Railroad and provided a faster alternative to the street trolley car system which was.

The Miller Elevated Highway had a sister elevated railroad line — the NY Central High Line. Sources: The Power Broker, Robert Moses and the Fall of New York, Robert A. Caro, Vintage Books, BUY this book at Thanks to Doug Douglass for help with the preparation of this page.

6/16/, rev. Time travelling on the NY City 2nd Ave El. K likes. The 2nd Ave El was built as a three track structure by the Metropolitan Elevated Railway and began operation in from Chatham Sq to th ers: K.

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Synonyms. Abstract. The story of New York’s elevated rail rapid transit system is a critical juncture in the history of the city. Surrounded by water on a long, narrow island, the city needed to expand, and it needed a transportation system to enable it to do : Roger P.

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Despite March's abiding interest in the elevated railroad, it is a violent labor strike on the city's streetcar system, the elevated train's proletarian predecessor, that brings the novel to its dramatic climax and threatens March with blindness.

The Boston Elevated Railway Company to lease the West End Street Railway. The original, or Meigs, charter of authorized the construction of an elevated railroad through the congested part of the city, through some of the principal streets, many of which are narrow and bounded on.

Richard Whites Railroaded is my first book on post-Civil-War railroad construction in the US, and it impressed me favorably. The main virtue of this work is the focus on all the different classes of people who stood behind the magnificent system.

Not only is it devoid of dry facts, but it is also interspersed with witticisms/5. Full text of "Elevated railroad and rapid transit guide of Brooklyn [N.Y.]." See other formats F H9 Copy 1 f ED RAILROAI AND RAPID TRANSIT GUJIDE BROOKLYN STREETS AND STATION.

PRICE, 5 CENTS, QassXl^S Book. B 7 H^. The High Line is a miles ( km) long elevated park, 30ft (9m) above the ground. It was originally built in the s as an elevated railroad along the West Side of Manhattan. The former “El” (the Boston Elevated Railway), the Old Colony Railroad, the Red Line, and the East Boston Line dramatically changed the face of Boston in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

In Boston in Motion, these advancements are presented and explored in a. Quietly making its way through the overgrown backyards of a Queens suburb is an abandoned elevated railroad. Built in and operated by the Long Island Railroad, the train line ran from.

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looking north, East Boston, Mass. "Type 2's," Lexington St. looking east, East Boston, Mass. elevated railroad cases “involved a larger amount of property rights than ever came before an American tribunal.”6 But the elevated railroad cases are notable for more than just their number and the immense sums at issue.

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Looking up the Bowery in (from LIFE images) Fifty-four years ago today, Manhattan passengers said goodbye a true vestige of 19th century New York — the elevated railroad.

The last ride on the Third Avenue El was taken on The line stretched up almost the entire length of Manhattan (from Chatham [ ].