Interborough Rapid Transit: The New York Subway. Its Construction And Equipment.
1904. · New York:
by [New York City].
Large 4to, original publisher’s cloth, illustrated, 150  pp. Some staining and spotting to rear cover; otherwise in excellent condition. Contents clean and bright. In 1897, the Rapid Transit Commission presented the City of New York with a plan for a subway system. Three years later, in 1900, construction began on the project. On October 27, 1904, the subway officially commenced operation. This book was published to celebrate the subway's opening, and copies were handed out to city officials. (Inventory #: 100909)