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Interborough Rapid Transit Company, Third Avenue Elevated Line, Borough of the Bronx, New York, New York County, NY



B&W Photos

HB909627
3rd Avenue General View North To South End Of Structure From 148th St.

HB909628
South End Of El Structure Between 147th And 148th St

HB909629
General View At 148th St

HB909630
South End Of 149th St

HB909631
149th St

HB909632
Tower And North End Of 149th St

HB909633
El Line North Of Tower Above 149th St., 3rd Avenue General View Is North.

HB909634
Line North Of Diamond Crossover, Between 149th St

HB909635
General View At 3rd Avenue (left) And Westchester Avenue (right) Abd Tower For Abd, Connection To W.p.r

HB909636
View South To 3rd Avenue, Westchester Avenue To 149th St

HB909637
View North From Abd Tower At 3rd Avenue-westchester Avenue On 3rd Avenue, Structure Is On 3rd Avenue.

HB909638
El Line At Westchester Avenue (150th St

HB909639
Line On 3rd Avenue; General View South From North Of 158th St.

HB909640
Stairway To 156th St

HB909641
S-curve On 3rd Avenue El Line; General View Is Southwest At 161 St., Bronx Co

HB909642
156th St

HB909643
156th St

HB909644
156th St

HB909645
161st St

HB909646
161st St

HB909647
161st St

HB909648
161st St

HB909649
General View Underside Of El Structure, Track Roadbed From Street.

HB909650
3rd Avenue Line, General View North At Boston Road

HB909651
Stairway To 166th St

HB909652
Elevated Bent At 166th St

HB909653
3rd Avenue El Line, General View North At Boston Road, Also 164th St

HB909654
166th St

HB909655
169th St

HB909656
166th St

HB909657
3rd Avenue Line, General View North At Boston Road, Also 164th St., East Sidewalk.

HB909658
General View North To 169th St

HB909659
Southbound Platform Of 169th St

HB909660
General View South Of 169th St

HB909661
Northbound Platform, 169th St

HB909662
169th St

HB909663
General View South On Northbound Platform, 169th St.

HB909664
Signal 5874t, Southbound Local Track, General View South Above 169th St.

HB909665
169th St

HB909666
172nd St., General View To The West.

HB909667
Truss Structure At 3rd Avenue Line, Cross Bronx Expressway, General View Is Northwest.

HB909668
Truss Structure At 3rd Avenue Line, Cross Bronx Expressway, View Northwest.

HB909669
3rd Avenue El Above Cross Bronx Expressway, General View Is Northwest.

HB909670
3rd Avenue El Above Cross Bronx Expressway, View Is Northwest.

HB909671
3rd Avenue Line Looking South From Cross Bronx Expressway.

HB909672
3rd Avenue Line Looking North From Cross Bronx Expressway.

HB909673
Elevated Bent Beneath Northbound Express Platform, East Tremont Avenue Station, General View Is North.

HB909674
Elevated Bent Beneath Northbound Express Platform, East Tremont Avenue Station, General View Is North.

HB909675
General View North To East Tremont St

HB909676
Southbound Local Track At East Tremont Avenue Station, General View Is North.

HB909677
Northbound Platform At East Tremont Avenue Station, General View Is North.

HB909678
180th St

HB909679
180th St

HB909680
180th St

HB909681
180th St

HB909682
General View South Of 180th St

HB909683
180th St

HB909684
General View Across Tracks At 180th St

HB909685
Curving Track On The Elevated Line.

HB909686
General View North Of 183rd St

HB909687
View Northwest Beneath El Structure.

HB909688
General View North Of 183rd St

HB909689
183rd St

HB909690
Massive Elevated Bent At 185th St., 3rd Avenue General View Is North.

HB909691
183rd St

HB909692
Northbound Local Track, General View North Of 183rd St

HB909693
Massive Elevated Bent At 185th St., 3rd Avenue View North.

HB909694
Massive Elevated Bent At 185th St., 3rd Avenue View Is Northwest.

HB909695
Massive Elevated Bent At 185th St., 3rd Avenue View Is Northwest.

HB909696
3rd Avenue About 2 Blocks North Of 185th St., View Is Northwest.

HB909697
Detail View Of Pillar.

HB909698
Fordham Road Station, General View Southwest From Northbound Platform Above Plaza.

HB909699
Line South Of Fordham Road Express Station, General View North To Fordham Plaza.

HB909700
Fordham Road Station, General View East On Fordham Road.

HB909701
Turnstiles At Mezzanine Of Fordham Road Station

HB909702
Gun Rill Station (vic

HB909703
General View On Gun Hill Station Platform, Showing Passenger Area Enclosure And General View South Of Southbound Track.

HB909704
General View To North On 3rd Avenue El At Gun Hill Station

HB909705
View North On West Side Of Gun Hill Platform Showing Lamp Standards For Night Lightning.

HB909706
General View From Northwest Of West Side Of Structure At Point Where 3rd Avenue El Joined The 7th Avenue Express El At Gun Hill Road

HB909707
General View From North End Of Gun Hill Platform Of 3rd Avenue El Showing The Southbound Track Approach Into Gun Hill Station

HB909708
General View From Southwest Gun Hill Station And Track Lines.

HB909709
Detail View Of Typical '3rd Avenue Elevated' Station Sign.


Item Title
Detail View Of Typical '3rd Avenue Elevated' Station Sign.

Location
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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER NY-68
Building/structure dates: 1904 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1973
Building/structure dates: 1974 demolished
Significance: A part of the first Subway system constructed in New York City.

Subjects
Subways


Related Names
Parsons, William Barclay
McDonald, John B.
Boucher, Jack E., Photographer


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. 3RD AVENUE GENERAL VIEW NORTH TO SOUTH END OF STRUCTURE FROM 148TH ST.
2. SOUTH END OF EL STRUCTURE BETWEEN 147TH AND 148TH ST. GENERAL VIEW IS NORTHEAST.
3. GENERAL VIEW AT 148TH ST. - WILLIS AVENUE, 149TH ST. STATION. TRANSFER STRUCTURE TO SUBWAY IS LIGHT COLOR BUILDING IN FOREGROUND.
4. SOUTH END OF 149TH ST. STATION PLATFORM, GENERAL VIEW IS SOUTHWEST. 5. 'BUMPING BLOCK' OF EASTERLY (NORTHBOUND) TRACK, GENERAL VIEW IS SOUTHEAST BETWEEN 148TH AND 147TH ST. 6. 'BUMPING BLOCK' OF WESTERLY (SOUTHBOUND) TRACK, GENERAL VIEW IS WEST, BETWEEN 147TH AND 148TH ST.
7. 149TH ST. STATION PLATFORM, VIEW IS NORTHEAST AT 148TH ST.
8. TOWER AND NORTH END OF 149TH ST. STATION, GENERAL VIEW IS NORTH.
9. EL LINE NORTH OF TOWER ABOVE 149TH ST., 3RD AVENUE GENERAL VIEW IS NORTH.
10. LINE NORTH OF DIAMOND CROSSOVER, BETWEEN 149TH ST. AND WESTCHESTER AVENUE, VIEW IS NORTH.
11. GENERAL VIEW AT 3RD AVENUE (LEFT) AND WESTCHESTER AVENUE (RIGHT) ABD TOWER FOR ABD, CONNECTION TO W.P.R. LINE.
12. VIEW SOUTH TO 3RD AVENUE, WESTCHESTER AVENUE TO 149TH ST. STATION.
13. VIEW NORTH FROM ABD TOWER AT 3RD AVENUE-WESTCHESTER AVENUE ON 3RD AVENUE, STRUCTURE IS ON 3RD AVENUE.
14. EL LINE AT WESTCHESTER AVENUE (150TH ST. IN BACKGROUND) & 3RD AVENUE, GENERAL VIEW IS WEST. (NOTE ABD CONNECTION STRUCTURE IN FOREGROUND TO WPR LINE).
15. LINE ON 3RD AVENUE; GENERAL VIEW SOUTH FROM NORTH OF 158TH ST.
16. STAIRWAY TO 156TH ST. STATION, ON NORTHEAST CORNER 156TH ST. GENERAL VIEW 3RD AVENUE WEST.
17. S-CURVE ON 3RD AVENUE EL LINE; GENERAL VIEW IS SOUTHWEST AT 161 ST., BRONX CO. COURTHOUSE TO RIGHT.
18. 156TH ST. STATION, NORTHBOUND PLATFORM, VIEW IS NORTH.
19. 156TH ST. STATION, VIEW SOUTH FROM NORTHBOUND PLATFORM, SOUTH END.
20. 156TH ST. STATION, GENERAL VIEW SOUTH FROM CENTER OF NORTHBOUND PLATFORM.
21. 161ST ST. STATION, GENERAL VIEW SOUTH FROM SOUTHBOUND PLATFORM.
22. 161ST ST. STATION, GENERAL VIEW NORTH OVER RAILING OF SOUTHBOUND PLATFORM, BETWEEN 161ST AND 162ND ST.
23. 161ST ST. STATION, GENERAL VIEW NORTH FROM SOUTHBOUND PLATFORM BETWEEN 161ST AND 162ND ST.
24. 161ST ST. STATION, VIEW NORTH ON SOUTHBOUND PLATFORM AT 162ND ST.
25. GENERAL VIEW UNDERSIDE OF EL STRUCTURE, TRACK ROADBED FROM STREET.
26. 3RD AVENUE LINE, GENERAL VIEW NORTH AT BOSTON ROAD. (164TH ST., EAST SIDEWALK).
27. STAIRWAY TO 166TH ST. STATION, GENERAL VIEW SOUTH AT 166TH ST., 3RD AVENUE.
28. ELEVATED BENT AT 166TH ST. STATION, NORTHBOUND LOCAL TRACK, GENERAL VIEW NORTH OF 166TH ST.
29. 3RD AVENUE EL LINE, GENERAL VIEW NORTH AT BOSTON ROAD, ALSO 164TH ST. EAST SIDEWALK.
30. 166TH ST. STATION, GENERAL VIEW NORTH FROM 166TH ST. & 3RD AVENUE.
31. 169TH ST. STATION, GENERAL VIEW NORTH OF STATION STRUCTURE FROM 169TH ST.
32. 166TH ST. STATION, GENERAL VIEW WEST ON 166TH ST. TO STRUCTURE.
33. 3RD AVENUE LINE, GENERAL VIEW NORTH AT BOSTON ROAD, ALSO 164TH ST., EAST SIDEWALK.
34. GENERAL VIEW NORTH TO 169TH ST. STATION FROM TRACK ABOVE 169TH ST.
35. SOUTHBOUND PLATFORM OF 169TH ST. STATION FROM A POINT ABOVE 169TH ST.
36. GENERAL VIEW SOUTH OF 169TH ST. STATION, FROM ABOVE 169TH ST.
37. NORTHBOUND PLATFORM, 169TH ST. STATION, GENERAL VIEW IS NORTH.
38. 169TH ST. STATION, VIEW SOUTH FROM NORTHBOUND PLATFORM.
39. GENERAL VIEW SOUTH ON NORTHBOUND PLATFORM, 169TH ST.
40. SIGNAL 5874T, SOUTHBOUND LOCAL TRACK, GENERAL VIEW SOUTH ABOVE 169TH ST.
41. 169TH ST. STATION ENTRANCE, GENERAL VIEW NORTH ON NORTHEAST CORNER.
42. 172ND ST., GENERAL VIEW TO THE WEST.
43. TRUSS STRUCTURE AT 3RD AVENUE LINE, CROSS BRONX EXPRESSWAY, GENERAL VIEW IS NORTHWEST.
44. TRUSS STRUCTURE AT 3RD AVENUE LINE, CROSS BRONX EXPRESSWAY, VIEW NORTHWEST.
45. 3RD AVENUE EL ABOVE CROSS BRONX EXPRESSWAY, GENERAL VIEW IS NORTHWEST.
46. 3RD AVENUE EL ABOVE CROSS BRONX EXPRESSWAY, VIEW IS NORTHWEST.
47. 3RD AVENUE LINE LOOKING SOUTH FROM CROSS BRONX EXPRESSWAY.
48. 3RD AVENUE LINE LOOKING NORTH FROM CROSS BRONX EXPRESSWAY.
49. ELEVATED BENT BENEATH NORTHBOUND EXPRESS PLATFORM, EAST TREMONT AVENUE STATION, GENERAL VIEW IS NORTH.
50. ELEVATED BENT BENEATH NORTHBOUND EXPRESS PLATFORM, EAST TREMONT AVENUE STATION, GENERAL VIEW IS NORTH.
51. GENERAL VIEW NORTH TO EAST TREMONT ST. STATION.
52. SOUTHBOUND LOCAL TRACK AT EAST TREMONT AVENUE STATION, GENERAL VIEW IS NORTH.
53. NORTHBOUND PLATFORM AT EAST TREMONT AVENUE STATION, GENERAL VIEW IS NORTH.
54. 180TH ST. STATION, GENERAL VIEW IS NORTHEAST ON EAST 180TH ST.
55. 180TH ST. STATION, GENERAL VIEW IS EAST ON EAST 180TH ST.
56. 180TH ST. STATION, GENERAL VIEW IS SOUTHWEST ON EAST 180TH ST.
57. 180TH ST. STATION, GENERAL VIEW IS WEST ON EAST 180TH ST.
58. GENERAL VIEW SOUTH OF 180TH ST. STATION, NORTHBOUND PLATFORM.
59. 180TH ST. STATION, GENERAL VIEW NORTH; FROM NORTHBOUND PLATFORM.
60. GENERAL VIEW ACROSS TRACKS AT 180TH ST. STATION, VIEW WEST.
61. CURVING TRACK ON THE ELEVATED LINE.
62. GENERAL VIEW NORTH OF 183RD ST. STATION, VIEW FROM NORTHBOUND PLATFORM.
63. VIEW NORTHWEST BENEATH EL STRUCTURE.
64. GENERAL VIEW NORTH OF 183RD ST. STATION, VIEW FROM NORTHBOUND PLATFORM.
65. 183RD ST. STATION, GENERAL VIEW EAST ON 183RD ST.
66. MASSIVE ELEVATED BENT AT 185TH ST., 3RD AVENUE GENERAL VIEW IS NORTH.
67. 183RD ST. STATION, GENERAL VIEW SOUTHWEST FROM NORTHBOUND PLATFORM.
68. NORTHBOUND LOCAL TRACK, GENERAL VIEW NORTH OF 183RD ST. STATION.
69. MASSIVE ELEVATED BENT AT 185TH ST., 3RD AVENUE VIEW NORTH.
70. MASSIVE ELEVATED BENT AT 185TH ST., 3RD AVENUE VIEW IS NORTHWEST.
71. MASSIVE ELEVATED BENT AT 185TH ST., 3RD AVENUE VIEW IS NORTHWEST.
72. 3RD AVENUE ABOUT 2 BLOCKS NORTH OF 185TH ST., VIEW IS NORTHWEST.
73. DETAIL VIEW OF PILLAR.
74. FORDHAM ROAD STATION, GENERAL VIEW SOUTHWEST FROM NORTHBOUND PLATFORM ABOVE PLAZA.
75. LINE SOUTH OF FORDHAM ROAD EXPRESS STATION, GENERAL VIEW NORTH TO FORDHAM PLAZA.
76. FORDHAM ROAD STATION, GENERAL VIEW EAST ON FORDHAM ROAD.
77. TURNSTILES AT MEZZANINE OF FORDHAM ROAD STATION. NOTE: Nos. 78 - 85, AUGUST 1984.
78. GUN RILL STATION (VIC. 210TH STREET) GENERAL VIEW SOUTH ON NORTHBOUND TRACK SHOWING SIGNAL & CONTROL.
79. GENERAL VIEW ON GUN HILL STATION PLATFORM, SHOWING PASSENGER AREA ENCLOSURE AND GENERAL VIEW SOUTH OF SOUTHBOUND TRACK.
80. GENERAL VIEW TO NORTH ON 3RD AVENUE EL AT GUN HILL STATION. 7TH AVENUE EL EXPRESS IS VISIBLE ABOVE THE 3RD AVENUE EL WHICH JOINED ONTO THE SAME STRUCTURE AT GUN HILL ROAD. NOTE: GUN HILL ROAD IS THE NORTH TERMINUS OF THE 3RD AVENUE ELEVATED. TRAINS DID NOT CARRY PASSENGERS BEYOND THIS POINT, ALTHOUGH THE 3RD AVENUE TRACK DID EXTEND FURTHER NORTH FOR SWITCHING PURPOSES AND INTO THE YARDS.
81. VIEW NORTH ON WEST SIDE OF GUN HILL PLATFORM SHOWING LAMP STANDARDS FOR NIGHT LIGHTNING.
82. GENERAL VIEW FROM NORTHWEST OF WEST SIDE OF STRUCTURE AT POINT WHERE 3RD AVENUE EL JOINED THE 7TH AVENUE EXPRESS EL AT GUN HILL ROAD. (210TH ST.).
83. GENERAL VIEW FROM NORTH END OF GUN HILL PLATFORM OF 3RD AVENUE EL SHOWING THE SOUTHBOUND TRACK APPROACH INTO GUN HILL STATION. 7TH AVENUE EXPRESS EL ABOVE.
84. GENERAL VIEW FROM SOUTHWEST GUN HILL STATION AND TRACK LINES.
85. DETAIL VIEW OF TYPICAL '3RD AVENUE ELEVATED' STATION SIGN.


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