Reorganization of the Brooklyn Elevated Railroad Company by Brooklyn Elevated Railroad Company

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  • Railways (Elevated) United States: N.Y.: Brooklyn,
  • Elevated Railroads,
  • Finance,
  • Brooklyn Elevated Railroad Company

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ContributionsDurst, Seymour B., 1913- former owner
LC ClassificationsHE4491.N583 B76 1896
The Physical Object
Pagination10 p. ;
Number of Pages10
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25587795M

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By Brooklyn Elevated Railroad Company. and former owner. NNC Seymour B. Durst. Full text is unavailable for this digitized archive article. Subscribers may view the full text of this article in its original form through TimesMachine. To clarify a term we will be using for the rest of this book, namely BMT, this was a reorganization of the former Brooklyn Rapid Transit System due to lawsuits following a serious accident on the system.

The company reorganized as the Brooklyn-Manhattan Transit or BMT and to this day is still known as BMT even though the city owns and operates it. The Brooklyn Elevated Railroad Company was incorporated in and became an extensive elevated railroad in Brooklyn and, after the consolidation ofNew York City.

The first rail was laid inand the railroad opened to the public in May of W. Since the reorganization of the road by the stock and bond holders the Brooklyn Elevated Railroad has made considerable progress.

The Coney Island Elevated: The First Elevated Railroad in Brooklyn. The very first elevated line in Brooklyn, elevated in the sense that most of it ran above the ground, not on an "El looking" structure as we know it, opened in It was the one mile long Coney Island Elevated Railway, and ran from the Brighton Beach Hotel to a terminal just west of the Culver Terminal.

Try the new Google Books. Brooklyn Bridge Brooklyn Elevated Railroad Brooklyn Terminal Brooklyn tower building built caisson Chapter Chief Engineer City of Brooklyn clear height Commissioner of Bridges Committee completed construction contract December 31 Department of Bridges Department of Plant East River Elevated Railroad Company.

The Brooklyn Elevated Railroad was an elevated railroad company in Brooklyn, New York City, United States, operated from untilwhen it was merged into the Brooklyn Rapid Transit Company-controlled Brooklyn Union Elevated Railroad. Lines. Lexington Avenue Line, downtown to Cypress Hills; Myrtle Avenue Line, downtown to Ridgewood, QueensBuses: BQT, Brooklyn Bus.

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During the steam powered era all the elevated lines in New York, Brooklyn and Chicago were standard gauge. I will have to check on the earliest cable powered days in New York because I think there was something about their track that was odd but I. Book digitized by Google from the library of the University of California and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.

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[] Brooklyn has had many faces over the course of its fascinating history. It has transformed from being a major center of industry in the 19th century to being the hippest and most populous of New York's five boroughs Brooklyn traces the cherished places that time, progress and fashion swept aside before concerned citizens or the National Register of Historic Places could save them /5(25).

Rand, McNally & Co.'s map also shows us that by the end of the 19 th century the metropolitan area was home to almost a dozen elevated railway lines operated by the Manhattan Elevated Railway, the Brooklyn Elevated Railroad and the Kings County Elevated Railroad and provided a faster alternative to the street trolley car system which was.

Cornwall Street Railway, Railfaire DC Books, soft $ The Elevated Railways of Manhattan, Oszustowicz $ Ghost Rails VII Pittsburgh-Butler Short Line $ Great Lakes Trolleys in Color, Mid-West MS Bks. $ Hudson & Manhattan RR In Color Yanosey MS Bks $ Interborough Fleet, IRT by Joe Cunningham SALE $   The company was reorganized in early as the New York Elevated Railway Company, the system’s fleet was expanded, and, most importantly, the cable system was replaced in favor of reliable Author: James Nevius.

The Brooklyn Rapid Transit Company was a public transit holding company formed in to acquire and consolidate railway lines in Brooklyn and Queens, New York City, United States. It was a prominent corporation and industry leader using the single-letter symbol B on the New York Stock Exchange.

It operated both passenger and freight services on its rail rapid transit, elevated and subway network, making it unique among the 3 companies Closed: ; 96 years ago, (acquisition by the. The Brooklyn Union Elevated Railroad was incorporated on Januand acquired the property of the bankrupt Brooklyn Elevated Railroad on February The BRT gained control a month later, on Ma and leased the elevated company to the Brooklyn Heights Railroad, until then solely a street railway company, on April 1.

Railroad Reorganization (Boston and New York: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, ), by Stuart Daggett (PDF at McMaster) Highways of Progress (New York: Doubleday, Page and Co., ), by James J.

Hill (page images at HathiTrust). The New York Elevated Railroad Company was born 27 Octoberas a reorganization of the bankrupt West Side Patented Elevated Railway Company, the first attempt anywhere at building an elevated rapid transit line.

(If you would like to know more about the beginnings of the New York elevated railroad system, click HERE. the brooklyn & rockaway beach railroad company the canarsie line which was incorporated decem and commenced operation looking east from the b. elevated railroad circa at bridgeport, norwood and woodfield.

more financial problems resulted in the merger of the two companies and reorganization as the new york. On Augthe Brooklyn Rapid Transit Company acquired full control of the South Brooklyn Railway for $, by buying in all stock except for directors shares; and the South Brooklyn became another subsidiary of the Brooklyn Heights Railroad.

The Manhattan Railway Company was an elevated railway company in Manhattan and the Bronx, New York City, United States. It operated four lines: the Second Avenue Line, Third Avenue Line, Sixth Avenue Line, and Ninth Avenue Line.

Tuscarora Almanc for September 5: Posted by IRTRedbirdR33 on Thu Sep 5 Tuscarora Almanac – September 5, – The Book of First Runs Brooklyn, New York Brooklyn Elevated Railroad Company The Lexington Avenue El is extended eastward from Gates Avenue-Broadway to Alabama Avenue-Fulton Street.

The Sea Beach Railway (originally the New York and Sea Beach) was a steam railroad in the borough of Brooklyn, ultimately absorbed into the New York City subway system. The New York and Sea Beach line opened on July 18th, between the 64th Street pier and a location called Bath Junction (approximately the current intersection of 62nd Street & New Utrecht Avenue).

Brooklyn Museum Plans and agreement of reorganization as modified J of the Missouri Pacific railroad company and St. Louis, Iron Mountain and southern railway company (being the plan and agreement of readjustment of the capital and debt of said companies dated July 1,as modified J )Pages:   After the MTA simply had freight operations from the 2nd Ave yard moved onto the elevated B line which also hooks up to the Coney yards.

CROSS HARBOR RAILROAD. Unlike the SBK, the Cross Harbor Railroad is still operating freight trains at grade along the streets of Brooklyn. The award of the Board of Arbitration, Hon.

Joseph C. Pelletier, James H. Vahey, Esquire, Henry E. Reynolds, Esquire: in the matter of the arbitration between the Amalgamated Association of Street and Electric Railway Employee of America and the Bay State Street Railway Company: with dissenting opinion of Henry E.

Reynolds, Esquire, dated J by Henry E Reynolds (). Railroads represented in the project files include the Boston Elevated Railroad, Brooklyn Elevated Railroad, Chicago South Side Elevated Railway, Great Northern and City Railway, Manhattan Railway Company, Metropolitan Railway (London), and the Southern Pacific Railway.

The Jamaica Central Railways Company was a streetcar company in the borough of Queens in New York City. It was founded in as a reorganization of the Long Island Electric Railway, taking over the LIERy's routes in Queens.

In the JCR formed a bus subsidiary, Jamaica Buses, Inc., which took over all the JCR's routes in the next three years.

edit Defunct New York City Transit Operators. MLA Format. Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Elevated railway map of New York, Brooklyn, and Jersey City" The New York Public Library Digital Collections New Utrecht Avenue was originally known as the Brooklyn, Greenwood and Bath Plank Road and was built in the early s.

The Brooklyn, Bath and Coney Island Railroad was constructed along its path in the s, and finally, the West End Elevated arrived in photo: Vincent Losinno.

Brooklyn elevated railroads, (The Tracks of New York) [Kahn, Alan Paul] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Brooklyn elevated railroads, (The Tracks of New York)Author: Alan Paul Kahn. Brooklyn Rapid Transit Co. elevated car Car is a “convertible” car, meaning it has side panels which can be affixed with window glazing during the cold months which can then be removed and replaced with metal bars in the summer months to let the breeze flow through.

Second Avenue El. Looking south at 7 a.m. from 13th Street on Second Avenue, showing the elevated railway in midst of demolition. Photo by Marjory. Jan. 13, South Brooklyn Railway incorporated in N.Y. as reorganization of South Brooklyn Railroad & Terminal Company to build from 2nd Avenue & 39th Street to the Queens borough line; controlled by the Brooklyn Rapid Transit Company.

(NYState) Jan. 15, Allegheny Mountain Water Company incorporated in Pa. (MB). Manhattan Railway Company. 1, likes talking about this. Ride on the Open Air Elevated with the Manhattan Railway ers: K.

Title Map of New York City, Brooklyn, and vicinity showing surface & elevated railroads in operation and proposed. Summary Shows relief by hachures, drainage, parks, some buildings, names of property owners, streets, roads, and the railroads distinguished by line symbols.

Included within the album are images of over 60 different Interurban lines, Trolley Lines, and Short Line railways, including the Albany Southern RR, Albany & Hudson Railway, Batavia Traction Co.

(operated ), Bennington & Hoosik Valley Railway Co. (), the Coney Island and Brooklyn Railroad which was the first railroad of any. Rapid transit operations of the BRT and BMT.

6 likes. Starting inthe Brooklyn Rapid Transit Company (BRT; –) and Brooklyn–Manhattan. The Second Avenue elevated, which ran from City Hall to Harlem for most of its life, operated from to The Ninth Avenue elevated, the first el, operated from to Author: Vincent Valk.

The Brooklyn Rapid Transit Company was incorporated in and by as a result of mergers and aquisitions it had aquired control of all of these companies (and more). The BRT was a holding company -- it began to consolidate the elevated lines under a subsidiary called the Brooklyn Union Elevated Railroad Co.Brooklyn Union Elevated Car ( – ).

Photo courtesy NY Transit Museum. The trains featured this year include: 1. The BRT Brooklyn Union Elevated Cars ( – ): The oldest in the.Brooklyn. Street map of Brooklyn published for Advertising Bureau, Brooklyn City Rail Road Company.

Overprinted in brown to show "Twelve Routes, 42 miles of Streets and Avenues Traversed by Cars, all Starting from Fulton Ferry." Contains a list of routes in lower left of map. Contributor: J. Beers & Co. - Brooklyn City Railroad.

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