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Interborough Rapid Transit Company (IRT) Subway

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Title

Interborough Rapid Transit Company (IRT) Subway

Subject

Interborough Rapid Transit Company (IRT) Subway

Description

Documents related to the Interborough Rapid Transit Company (IRT) subway's construction and opening, and its relationship to Morningside Heights' development.

Creator

Nick Patterson

Publisher

Columbia University Libraries

Items in the Interborough Rapid Transit Company (IRT) Subway Collection

Headline announcing opening of IRT subway, October 28, 1904, from the New-York Tribune

A description of the crowds on the first day of IRT subway service

Picture of Frank L. Hedley at his desk, from the New-York Tribune, illustrated supplement, Sunday, October 23, 1904

A map showing the first IRT lines (with both branches), including circles marking distances

Panorama of Morningside Heights looking towards St. John the Divine (under construction), with El train tracks in foreground