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N.Y.'s abandoned 'ghost station' brought to light

Posted on July 18, 2012

Photo courtesy Historic American Engineering Record; Library of Congress HAER NY,31-NEYO,86-49 via Wikimedia Commons.
Photo courtesy Historic American Engineering Record; Library of Congress HAER NY,31-NEYO,86-49 via Wikimedia Commons.
NEW YORK CITY — A new book sheds light on an abandoned "ghost station" beneath City Hall in New York. The forgotten City Hall station was the original terminal of New York's subway system. It opened in 1904, along with 27 other Interborough Rapid Transit (I.R.T.) stations up to 145th Street on the west side, according to an Atlantic Cities article, which also showcases the subway's beautiful design.

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