104th Street Curve, New York, Elevated Railway


  • Apr 28 2011 2:31 PM

    Jim Long

    New York has turned its abandonded Highline in Chelsea into an amazing park!

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This video file, found in the American Memory Project's Inventing Entertainment collection, is from the Edison film catalog and features an elevated railway car in New York. Filmed around 1899, this film shows the car as it travels through the 104th Street curve. This site features 341 motion pictures, 81 disc sound recordings, and other related materials, such as photographs and original magazine articles.

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