1. A Replica City Hall Subway Station Was Built for the Show Persons of Interest
Bonus: There Were Wooden Inspection Trains Before the Official Opening
Earlier in 1904 there were inspection tours of the New York City on wooden cars. Both photographs above were taken in 1904, the left an IRT inspection tour with Mayor McClellan in the center foreground and contractor John B. McDonald at edge of platform. On the right is an inspection tour for New York City officials.
Join us on our next tour of the NYC Subway System’s Past, Present and Future which include an exploration of another subway station built as “downtown’s Grand Central,”:
Underground Tour of the NYC Subway