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9th Avenue El in 1929 Video

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9th Avenue El in 1929 Video
Posted by BEAUSABRE on Saturday, June 18, 2022 8:06 AM

From the motorman's seat

https://youtu.be/rXbLyXI-IqQ

About 0:55 - The  El was still running Forneys in 1929?

 

 

 

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Posted by matthewsaggie on Wednesday, June 22, 2022 9:34 PM

He states about half way through that the part of the film was shot by Edison's cameraman in 1898. You can clearly see the transition to 1929 in the part about the S curve.

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