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The Interborough Rapid Transit System

  • Roger P. Roess
  • Gene Sansone
Part of the Springer Tracts on Transportation and Traffic book series (STTT, volume 1)

Abstract

The times surrounding the beginning of the 20th century were both turbulent and exploding with technological development. In 1892, Grover Cleveland was elected to the first and only nonconsecutive 2nd term as president; in 1902, William McKinley became the third president to be assassinated, making Theodore Roosevelt the youngest president to serve in the country’s history. In February 1898, the USS Maine was blown up in Havana harbor, precipitating the Spanish-American War.

Keywords

York Time Rapid Transit Electric Traction 42nd Street Real Estate Developer 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Transportation EngineeringPolytechnic Institute of New York UniversityNew YorkUSA
  2. 2.MTA New York City TransitPolytechnic Institute of New York University New YorkUSA

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