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Rapid Transit By Belt Conveyor.

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Names
Towles, Beverly (Illustrator)
Collection

Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection

New York City -- Future

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1910
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC NEW YC-Fut
Topics
Buildings -- New York (State) -- New York
New York (N.Y.) -- Forecasting
Mass transit -- Forecasting
Passenger conveyors -- New York (State) -- New York
Notes
Source note : From

Content: Printed on border: "The method of transportation by moving platform shown above can carry, according to the Public Service Commission, 73,500 people per hour at 12 miles per hour. Up to distances of 4 miles this is as fast as travel by the present combined express and local service. The express trains can carry 36,000 and the local trains 22,500 per hour. The successive platforms move at 3, 6, 9, and 12 miles per hour." "See page 257." Written on border: "Mar. 26, 1910."
Physical Description
Extent: 1 print : b ; 31 x 24 cm. (12 1/4 x 9 1/2 in.)
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Dynix : 1615444
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b17095262
Barcode : 33333159158506
UUID: 6ac85370-c55d-012f-a836-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1910: Issued
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Rapid Transit By Belt Conveyor." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1910. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-d11f-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Rapid Transit By Belt Conveyor." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 30, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-d11f-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1910). Rapid Transit By Belt Conveyor. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-d11f-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Rapid Transit By Belt Conveyor.