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Philadelphia Rapid Transit: Construction and Equipment of the Market Street Subway and Elevated By Philadelphia Rapid Transit Company
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In 1903 the Philadelphia Rapid Transit Company broke ground on an ambitious project, to create the City of Brotherly Love’s first high speed rail system. When it opened on March 4, 1907, the... More > Market Street Subway-Elevated Line was greeted with acclaim. Running from the suburbs of West Philadelphia on elevated tracks, trains ducked underground to reach the city center. The line would be joined by the Frankford Elevated in 1922, and merged into today’s Market-Frankford Line, now operated by the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA). Originally printed in 1907 to celebrate the opening of the subway line, Philadelphia’s Rapid Transit include descriptive text, and dozens of rare photos showing the men who built the line. The book provides a fascinating glimpse into the construction and design of one of the nation’s earliest municipal railway systems. This reprint has been slightly reformatted, but care has been taken to preserve the integrity of the text.< Less
Voices On The Bus By Anthony Buccino
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Feel the rhythm of the rails as you travel the last days of the Newark City Subway, or the PATH, and be relieved you are not present to hear the Preacher Man or Mr. Tourette's but do listen for the... More > noise above the hum of the wheels and turn your ear to the voices on the bus, train or standing nearby on the platform. Who knows, you may catch a glimpse of Murray the Groundhog preparing for a special visitor.< Less