In 1914 the Brooklyn-Manhattan Transit Corporation purchased its first all steel subway cars, B types. In the photo above the train on the express track, headed toward Coney Island. The train is on the Brighton Beach local track is a D type. (Photo by permission of Explorer Press)
Built between 1927 and 1928, the BMT D type was an articulated 3-car train. The middle car shared its trucks with the first and last cars.
At the left is one of the many Subway Sun cards that entertained and informed train riders from the 1940's through the 1960's.
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