Take A Ride Video Collection
Viewing these videos is like stepping into a time machine!
L-4 Second Avenue Elevated in color, 1942, South Ferry to Queensboro Plaza and back just before abandonment. The Dyre Avenue shuttle (the Dinky) 1940s-1950s with open platform cars and early IRT steel subway cars. B&W and color. The Polo Grounds shuttle 1950s via the Putnam Bridge between 155th Street-8th Avenue and 167th Street-Jerome Avenue. All color. The Q-type era on the Third Avenue EL in THE BRONX and Manhattan, 1950.
50 Minutes B&W
• Fully Narrated