1900 Subway Map New York City

At 235 on the afternoon of october 27 1904 new york city mayor george mcclellan takes the controls on the inaugural run of the citys innovative new rapid transit system. How have some of our favorite landmarks changed. The new york city subway is a rapid transit system owned by the city of new york and leased to the new york city transit authority a subsidiary agency of the state run metropolitan transportation authority mta.