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Title
Rapid transit by belt conveyor
Names
Towles, Beverly (Artist)
Collection

Wallach Division Picture Collection

New York City -- Future

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1910-03-26
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC NEW YC-Fut
Topics
Unbuilt projects -- New York (State) -- New York
New York (N.Y.) -- Forecasting
Mass transit -- Forecasting
Passenger conveyors -- New York (State) -- New York
Genres
Periodical illustrations
Notes
Source note: From Scientific American. (New York : Munn Co., 1845-).
Content: "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."--printed on border.
Physical Description
Halftone photomechanical prints
Extent: 31 x 24 cm (12 1/4 x 9 1/2 in.)
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b17095262
Barcode: 33333159158506
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 6ac85370-c55d-012f-a836-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1910: Issued
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Rapid transit by belt conveyor" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1910-03-26. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-d11f-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Rapid transit by belt conveyor" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 17, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-d11f-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1910-03-26). Rapid transit by belt conveyor Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-d11f-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Rapid transit by belt conveyor