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By the El Third Avenue and Its El at Mid-Century

Lawrence Stelter; Lothar Stelter

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ISBN 10: 1882608127 / ISBN 13: 9781882608126
Published by H & M Productions, 1996
Condition: As New Hardcover
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AS NEW, no dust jacket. Oversized hardcover in gilt stamped green leathertte with tipped on color photograph. 124 pp. Illustrated with vintage color photographs, maps, reproductions. A nostalic and looving look at the long vanished Third Avenue Elevated line of the New York City transit system. Elevated lines , or Els, first appeared in the second half of the 19th century and by 1942, only the Third Aveenue El still existed, the others replaced by underground lines. The last train ran on the 3rd Ave. El in 1965. Bookseller Inventory # E14301

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Title: By the El Third Avenue and Its El at ...

Publisher: H & M Productions

Publication Date: 1996

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:As New

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Amazing color photos of the Third Avenue El in New York City from the 1930s surrounded by thoughtful essays on the structure -- its stations (with their stained glass and delicate iron girders), the stores and people along the way, a trip on the El (complete with track maps), views from the train in all seasons, its demolition and the effect on the neighborhoods. With bibliography.

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