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Bloomingdales in the Snow, 1935

Bloomingdales in the Snow, 1935

A snow storm never shuts down New York City, even in 1935. Here we see the 59th Street Crosstown Streetcar roll past Bloomingdales flagship store, which had opened only a few years before. There's still a horse-drawn vehicle even at this late date. The horse probably handled snow better than cars of the era.

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Queensboro Bridge from Second Avenue, 1914

Queensboro Bridge from Second Avenue, 1914

Pedestrians and some horse-drawn vehicles can be seen crossing the 59th Street Bridge from Second Avenue in Manhattan. The pedestrians seem to outnumber the vehicular traffic, although both are light by today's standards. The buildings to the south of the bridge are painted with a variety of advertisements, including for Coca-Cola, Wallach's Superior Laundry, Omega Oil for Sore Muscles, Puffed Rice, and Castoria.

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Yankee Stadium as seen from Manhattan, 1930

Yankee Stadium as seen from Manhattan, 1930

This photo depicts Yankee Stadium, viewed from an Seventh Avenue and W. 151st Street in Manhattan, in 1930.  Macomb's Dam Bridge to the north spans the Harlem River.  Recent demolition has apparently removed any obstacle to viewing the House that Ruth Built.

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East 42nd Street and Second Avenue, 1915

East 42nd Street and Second Avenue, 1915

View east toward entrance to the Second Avenue El.  Note the Tammany Hall poster above the entrance to the stairway, which places the date of this photo around October.  The platform for this elevated train station can be seen in this 1902 photo.

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Chrysler Building and Traffic Statue, 1932

Chrysler Building and Traffic Statue, 1932
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Second Avenue El, 1902

Second Avenue El, 1902

Second Avenue Elevated Train platform between East 41st and East 42nd Streets, 1902.  The Second Avenue Elevated Train was operated by the Interborough Rapid Transit company.  It ran along Second Avenue between East 129th Street and Chatham Square below and above which it joined with the Third Avenue Elevated Line.  The stairway leading up to this platform can be seen in this 1915 photo.

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