The Jersey shore opposite New York City showing tunnels & railroads 1907 print

The Jersey shore opposite New York City showing tunnels & railroads 1907 print

Product SKU: P-6-104395

Price £10.99

'NEW YORK CITY. A bird's-eye view of the Jersey shore opposite New York, showing arrangement of tunnels and. connecting railroads. The lower McAdoo tunnel - the Hudson and Manhattan R. H.. - runs from the old Pennsylvania station at Jersey City to Cortlandt street. New York, serving the Central Railroad of New Jersey, the down-town branch of the Pennsylvania and the Erie. The upper McAdoo tunnel - the New York and Jersey R. R. - across from about the Lackawanna Station in Hoboken to Morton street, New York, serving the Lackawanna. Both tunnels serve primarily the Jersey suburbs, electric subway trains passing through Bergen Hill. The Pennsylvania tunnels are for the Pennsylvania Railroad, the main line being diverted from above Newark, across country behind Bergen Hill and then through hill and under river at Weehawken to the new Pennsylvania terminal at Thirty-second street, New York. Several connecting railroads will enable passengers on the Central, the Erie, the Lackawanna and the West Shore to pass through New York for points in New England.' by Scientific American (1907). Antique book illustration, 15.0 x 20.0cm, 5.75 x 8 inches

CAPTION PRINTED BELOW PICTURE: 'NEW YORK CITY. A bird's-eye view of the Jersey shore opposite New York, showing arrangement of tunnels and. connecting railroads. The lower McAdoo tunnel - the Hudson and Manhattan R. H.. - runs from the old Pennsylvania station at Jersey City to Cortlandt street. New York, serving the Central Railroad of New Jersey, the down-town branch of the Pennsylvania and the Erie. The upper McAdoo tunnel - the New York and Jersey R. R. - across from about the Lackawanna Station in Hoboken to Morton street, New York, serving the Lackawanna. Both tunnels serve primarily the Jersey suburbs, electric subway trains passing through Bergen Hill. The Pennsylvania tunnels are for the Pennsylvania Railroad, the main line being diverted from above Newark, across country behind Bergen Hill and then through hill and under river at Weehawken to the new Pennsylvania terminal at Thirty-second street, New York. Several connecting railroads will enable passengers on the Central, the Erie, the Lackawanna and the West Shore to pass through New York for points in New England.'

DATE PRINTED: 1907    

IMAGE SIZE: Approx 15.0 x 20.0cm, 5.75 x 8 inches (Medium)

TYPE: Antique book illustration

CONDITION: Good; suitable for framing. Please check the scan for any blemishes prior to making your purchase. Virtually all antiquarian maps and prints are subject to some normal aging due to use and time which is not obtrusive unless otherwise stated. We offer a no questions asked return policy.

AUTHENTICITY: This is an authentic historic print, published at the date stated above. It is not a modern copy.

VERSO: There is nothing printed on the reverse side, which is plain

ARTIST/CARTOGRAPHER/ENGRAVER: Scientific American

PROVENANCE: "The Americana "; Editor-in-Chief Frederick Converse Beach, Managing Editor George Edwin Rines, Published by Scientific American Compiling Dep't, New York

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