Photo of the third avenue train demolition

Demolition of "Third Avenue El" elevated train that served the Bronx from 1886-1955 with onlookers, Bronx, NY, ca. 1955. The Third Avenue El was the last elevated railway in Manhattan and the Bronx. Its demolition left Manhattan's East Side residents with the IRT Lexington Avenue as the only subway service line east of Fifth Avenue.
Identifier
CEN_JAM_B47F1_065
Date
January 1 1955
Language
English
Source
Centro de Estudios Puertorriqueños. Justo A. Marti Photographic Collection. Box 47, Folder 1.
Rights
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Geographic Locations

Bronx