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Image from page 806 of "The street railway review" (1891)

Identifier: streetrailwayrev14amer

Title: The street railway review

Year: 1891 (1890s)

Authors: American Street Railway Association Street Railway Accountants' Association of America American Railway, Mechanical, and Electrical Association

Subjects: Street-railroads

Publisher: Chicago : Street Railway Review Pub. Co

Contributing Library: Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh

Digitizing Sponsor: Lyrasis Members and Sloan Foundation

  

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inthe last few years. They are the Inventions of Mr. John A. Brill,vice-president of (he J. G. Brill Co. f.TH Yi:ak. N.I. 4—Ot-T. 14. 1904.1 I».\ir,Y STREKT IJAILW.W i;i;\ IKW. 787 These cars are equipped with Brill anglc^iron bumpers, radialdraw-bars, ratchet brake bandies. Dedenda gongs, conductorsgongs, foldins gates, round-corner seat-end panels, tradj scrapersand Dumpit sand boxes. All the trucks shown have side frames solid forged in a singlepiece—a method o( construction peculiar to the J. G. Brill Co. COMPLETED TUNNEL UNDER THE HUDSON RIVER. The first of the projected tunnels under the Hudson Kiver.connecting New York Cit.v with the New Jersey river front, is nowcompleted. The new tunnel rvins from 15th St.. Hobokefa. to apoint near Christopher St., Manhattan, and it will be used ulti-mately for bringing the electric cars of the Public Service Cor-poration into direit connection with the cars of the Metropolitansystem in New York. It is the intention to extend the tunnel

 

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TLN.NEI, UNDER HLIJSO.V RIVER. north on the Manhattan side to a point near 33rd St. and SixthAve., where connection will also be made with the New YorkSubway, and with the tunnel of the Pennsylvania R. R. The importance of this new tunnel under the Hudson River canhardly be overestimated. Within a radius of 25 miles from theJersey terminal there is a resident population of more than amillion and a half nf iicnidp to all of whom New York is the busl-

  

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Taken circa 1891