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subways and tunnels of New York

methods and costs, with an appendix on tunneling machinery and methods and tables of engineering data

by Gilbert Haskell Gilbert

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Published by J. Wiley & sons; [etc., etc.] in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Subways -- New York (State) -- New York,
  • Tunnels -- New York (State) -- New York

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Gilbert H. Gilbert, Lucins I. Wightman and W. L. Saunders.
    ContributionsWightman, Lucius Irving, 1875-, Saunders, W. L. 1856-1931.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTF238.N5 G4
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 372 p.
    Number of Pages372
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14124979M
    LC Control Number12010459

      Deep below the streets of New York City lie its vital organs—a water system, subways, railroads, tunnels, sewers, drains, and power and cable lines—in a vast, three-dimensional tangle. Abandoned and Disused Stations. From Many stations of the New York City subway system have fallen into disuse or have been abandoned, no longer used by the Transit Authority for their original purpose: serving passengers. Some stations are fully abandoned, rotting away and seen only from passing trains.

    Most construction projects aren’t much to look at. New York’s new 2nd Avenue under-construction subway line is an exception–a truly impressive monument to human ingenuity. Probably not. Different variations of this story have been floating around for years. Fueled mainly by a few widely publicized—but very different—firsthand accounts, each with varying degrees of truthfulness. This much is definitely true: For many.

    New York Times (before ), most notably: September 16th, 22nd; September 4th, 8th, 9th, 10th; June 1st, 2nd, 12th, 13th; November 22nd, 26th, 28th Hundreds of articles in my personal collection from the New York Times, New York Daily News, New York Newsday and the New York Post from to the present Other.   Hunt noted that there’s substantial evidence that hundreds of people live in tunnels, just out view of regular society, in places ranging from Las Vegas to Moscow to Bucharest to New York : Brian Welk.


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