Car #100, at the AFC plant in Berwick, Pa., is the first of many hundreds of subway cars to be built for Independent Subway System in 1931.
In 1931 the new IND subway cars are delivered by ferry and are off-loaded at the 207th St. Yard in Manhattan.
For the 1939/40 World's Fair, a spur track was built off the Queens Boulevard line to the World's Fair. Double fair of 10 cents was charged for this special service.
A test run to the newly constructed Euclid Avenue station, in Brooklyn on the A line, November 23, 1948. In less than a decade the line will be extended to Lefferts Blvd. and the Rockaways in Queens.
All above subway photographs are from the collection of Arthur Lonto and are used with permission.
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