Fourth Avenue Street Car Track Removal – New York NY

Description

The WPA funded the removal of 33 miles of trolley tracks in New York City (The Encyclopedia of New York City: Second Edition). This image shows “WPA workers removing old street car tracks on Fourth Avenue [now Park Ave.]. Picture shows 16th Street facing South” c. 1936 (WPA).

Source notes

National Archives and Records Administration, Negative 4294
"The Encyclopedia of New York City: Second Edition", last accessed October 2015
"New Deal Network: 4th Avenue Street Car Track Removal", last accessed October 2015

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Location Info


Fourth Avenue
New York, NY

Coordinates: 40.7327314, -73.990033

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