Taking a ride on the IRT, 1905

This clip starts at 14th Street-Union Square and ends at 42nd. At the time it was filmed, the subway system was only 7 months old.

6 Responses to “Taking a ride on the IRT, 1905”

  1. The beautiful subway station you’ll never see « Ephemeral New York Says:

    […] Read more about it and its architectural beauty here. Or hop on board for its maiden voyage by watching this circa-1905 film clip. […]

  2. Green daisy Says:

    I loved watching this clip…fascinating!

  3. Mary Hernandez Says:

    Absolutely beautiful clip!! Love the way they dressed and you wonder how life was back then!!

  4. Rushing by the relics of the Union Square subway | Ephemeral New York Says:

    […] are the remnants of the original walls of the 1904 IRT station. Long thought to have been lost to the ages, they were unearthed during a 1997 renovation and then […]

  5. Rushing by the relics of the Union Square subway ⋆ New York city blog Says:

    […] are the remnants of the original walls of the 1904 IRT station. Long thought to have been lost to the ages, they were unearthed during a 1997 renovation and then […]

  6. Rushing by the relics of the Union Square subway | News for New Yorkers Says:

    […] are the remnants of the original walls of the 1904 IRT station. Long thought to have been lost to the ages, they were unearthed during a 1997 renovation and then […]

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