New York’s mounted police go out on patrol

I don’t know where this postcard image was taken, but it shows us a squad of mounted police ready to hit the streets and keep the peace.

Policepostcard

It’s dated 1905, about when automobiles are beginning to drastically change street traffic and police patrolling. [MCNY photo gallery]

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3 Responses to “New York’s mounted police go out on patrol”

  1. r185 Says:

    Obviously could be anywhere. But there was an old stable on the north side of West 42nd (far west), that was replaced with a new one, then relocated to another location. This could be outside the old one.

  2. ephemeralnewyork Says:

    Looks very West 42nd at the turn of the century, yes!

  3. Herzog von Otter Says:

    New York’s Finest!

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