Wednesday, November 30, 2022

Century-old subway cars loaded with passengers in 1905 South Ferry station

By Joseph M. Calisi. All Rights Reserved
The IRT cars built in 1917 and 1924, about a century ago, took on passengers in the 1905 South Ferry station on June 4, 2022. The cars were making their first Transit Museum trip since the effects of the COVID virus hit. The day was highlighted by 2 round-trips ‘super express’ to Gun Hill on the #2 line for the trip back to South Ferry.
Passengers load the 1905 South Ferry loop station.
Photo by Joseph M. Calisi. All Rights Reserved

The route taken was a non-stop, super express from South Ferry station to Gun Hill Road and back. Info on 2 other summer museum trips is available at the Transit Museum. For future trips, tickets are $60 for adults and $40 for children; for New York Transit Museum members, prices are $40 for adults and $30 for children. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit the transit museum website.

The century-old train waits for passengers at the 1905 South Ferry loop station.
Photo by Joseph M. Calisi. All Rights Reserved

 

Joseph Calisi
Joseph Calisihttps://josephmcalisiphotography.com/
International Transportation Photojournalist and Syndicator of News Stories and Images Since 1993 TV credits include Telly Award finalist (11-minute documentary on the last days of mainline steam trains in the world in China) and NY Emmy Award nominee for a news magazine story on the 75th anniversary of NY’s IND subway.

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