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IRT Ninth Avenue Line

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The IRT Ninth Avenue Line, often called the Ninth Avenue El, was the first elevated railway in New York City. [1]

83 relations: Anderson–Jerome Avenues (IRT Ninth Avenue Line), Barclay Street (IRT Ninth Avenue Line), Battery Place (IRT Ninth Avenue Line), Bogie, Burnside Avenue (IRT Jerome Avenue Line), Cable car (railway), Christopher Street (IRT Ninth Avenue Line), Church Street (Manhattan), Cortlandt Street (IRT Ninth Avenue Line), Cortlandt Street (Manhattan), Desbrosses Street (IRT Ninth Avenue Line), Dey Street, Direct current, Eighth Avenue (Manhattan), Elevated railway, Franklin Street (IRT Ninth Avenue Line), Goods wagon, Greenwich Street, Harlem River, Houston Street (IRT Ninth Avenue Line), IND Eighth Avenue Line, Interborough Rapid Transit Company, IRT Jerome Avenue Line, IRT Second Avenue Line, IRT Sixth Avenue Line, IRT Third Avenue Line, List of New York City Subway yards, Manhattan, Manhattan Railway Company, New York and Putnam Railroad, New York Central Railroad, New York City, Ninth Avenue (Manhattan), Ninth Avenue derailment, Polo Grounds, Putnam Bridge (New York City), Rail profile, Railroad tie, Railway electrification system, Rector Street (IRT Ninth Avenue Line), Sedgwick Avenue (IRT Ninth Avenue Line), South Ferry (IRT elevated station), South Ferry (Manhattan), Spuyten Duyvil, Bronx, Steam engine, The Battery (Manhattan), The Bronx, The New York Times, Third rail, Track gauge, ..., Track gauge conversion, Volt, Warren Street (IRT Ninth Avenue Line), Wheelset (rail transport), Whitehall Street, William M. Tweed, Woodlawn (IRT Jerome Avenue Line), 104th Street (IRT Ninth Avenue Line), 110th Street (IRT Ninth Avenue Line), 110th Street (Manhattan), 116th Street (IRT Ninth Avenue Line), 125th Street (IRT Ninth Avenue Line), 130th Street (IRT Ninth Avenue Line), 135th Street (IRT Ninth Avenue Line), 140th Street (IRT Ninth Avenue Line), 145th Street (IRT Ninth Avenue Line), 14th Street (IRT Ninth Avenue Line), 151st Street (IRT Ninth Avenue Line), 155th Street (IRT Ninth Avenue Line), 161st Street–Yankee Stadium (New York City Subway), 167th Street (IRT Jerome Avenue Line), 23rd Street (IRT Ninth Avenue Line), 30th Street (IRT Ninth Avenue Line), 34th Street (IRT Ninth Avenue Line), 42nd Street (IRT Ninth Avenue Line), 50th Street (IRT Ninth Avenue Line), 59th Street (IRT Ninth Avenue Line), 66th Street (IRT Ninth Avenue Line), 72nd Street (IRT Ninth Avenue Line), 81st Street (IRT Ninth Avenue Line), 86th Street (IRT Ninth Avenue Line), 93rd Street (IRT Ninth Avenue Line), 99th Street (IRT Ninth Avenue Line). Expand index (33 more) »

Anderson–Jerome Avenues (IRT Ninth Avenue Line)

Anderson–Jerome Avenues was an elevated station on the Bronx extension of the IRT Ninth Avenue Line.

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Barclay Street (IRT Ninth Avenue Line)

Barclay Street was a local station on the demolished IRT Ninth Avenue Line.

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Battery Place (IRT Ninth Avenue Line)

Battery Place was a station on the long-demolished Ninth Avenue and Sixth Avenue elevated train lines in New York City.

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Bogie

A bogie (in some senses called a truck in North American English) is a chassis or framework carrying wheelsets, attached to a vehicle, thus serving as a modular subassembly of wheels and axles.

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Burnside Avenue (IRT Jerome Avenue Line)

Burnside Avenue is an express station on the IRT Jerome Avenue Line of the New York City Subway.

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Cable car (railway)

A cable car (cable tram elsewhere, apart from North America) is a type of cable transportation used for mass transit where rail cars are hauled by a continuously moving cable running at a constant speed.

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Christopher Street (IRT Ninth Avenue Line)

Christopher Street was an express station on the demolished IRT Ninth Avenue Line.

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Church Street (Manhattan)

Church Street is a short, but heavily travelled, north-south street in Lower Manhattan in New York City.

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Cortlandt Street (IRT Ninth Avenue Line)

Cortlandt Street was an express station on the demolished IRT Ninth Avenue Line.

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Cortlandt Street (Manhattan)

Cortlandt Street is located in the Financial District of Lower Manhattan, New York City.

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Desbrosses Street (IRT Ninth Avenue Line)

Desbrosses Street was an express station on the demolished IRT Ninth Avenue Line.

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Dey Street

Dey Street is a short street in Lower Manhattan, in New York City.

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Direct current

Direct current (DC) is the unidirectional flow of electric charge.

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Eighth Avenue (Manhattan)

Eighth Avenue is a major north-south avenue on the west side of Manhattan in New York City, carrying northbound traffic below 59th Street.

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Elevated railway

An elevated railway (also known as an El rail, El train or simply an El for short, and, in Europe, as an overhead railway) is a rapid transit railway with the tracks above street level on a viaduct or other elevated structure (usually constructed of steel, concrete, or brick).

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Franklin Street (IRT Ninth Avenue Line)

Franklin Street was a local station on the demolished IRT Ninth Avenue Line.

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Goods wagon

Goods wagons or freight wagons (North America: goods cars or freight cars) are unpowered railway vehicles that are used for the transportation of cargo.

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Greenwich Street

Greenwich Street is a north-south street in the New York City borough of Manhattan.

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Harlem River

The Harlem River is an tidal strait flowing between the Hudson River and the East River and separating the island of Manhattan from the Bronx on the New York mainland.

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Houston Street (IRT Ninth Avenue Line)

Houston Street was a local station on the demolished IRT Ninth Avenue Line.

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IND Eighth Avenue Line

The IND Eighth Avenue Line is a rapid transit line in New York City, United States, and is part of the B Division of the New York City Subway.

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Interborough Rapid Transit Company

The Interborough Rapid Transit Company (IRT) was the private operator of the original underground New York City Subway line that opened in 1904, as well as earlier elevated railways and additional rapid transit lines in New York City. The IRT was purchased by the city in June 1940. The former IRT lines (the numbered routes in the current subway system) are now the A Division or IRT Division of the Subway.

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IRT Jerome Avenue Line

The IRT Jerome Avenue Line, also unofficially known as IRT Woodlawn Line, is an A Division New York City Subway line mostly along Jerome Avenue in the Bronx.

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IRT Second Avenue Line

The IRT Second Avenue Line, also known as the Second Avenue El, was an elevated railway in Manhattan, New York City, United States, from 1878 to 1942.

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IRT Sixth Avenue Line

The IRT Sixth Avenue Line, often called the Sixth Avenue Elevated or Sixth Avenue El, was the second elevated railway in Manhattan in New York City, following the Ninth Avenue Elevated.

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IRT Third Avenue Line

The IRT Third Avenue Line, commonly known as the Third Avenue El and the Bronx El, was an elevated railway in Manhattan and the Bronx, New York City.

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List of New York City Subway yards

The New York City Transit Authority operates a total of 24 rail yards for the New York City Subway system.

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Manhattan

Manhattan is the most densely populated borough of New York City, its economic and administrative center, and its historical birthplace.

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Manhattan Railway Company

The Manhattan Railway Company was an elevated railway company in Manhattan and the Bronx, New York City, United States.

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New York and Putnam Railroad

The New York and Putnam Railroad (a.k.a. Old Put) was a railroad line that operated between The Bronx and Brewster, New York.

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New York Central Railroad

The New York Central Railroad was a railroad operating in the Northeastern United States.

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New York City

The City of New York, often called New York City (NYC) or simply New York, is the most populous city in the United States.

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Ninth Avenue (Manhattan)

Ninth Avenue, known as Columbus Avenue between West 59th and 110th Streets, is a southbound thoroughfare on the West Side of Manhattan in New York City.

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Ninth Avenue derailment

The Ninth Avenue derailment, on the Ninth Avenue Elevated in Manhattan on September 11, 1905, was the worst accident on the New York City elevated railways, resulting in 13 deaths and 48 serious injuries.

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Polo Grounds

The Polo Grounds was the name of three stadiums in Upper Manhattan, New York City, used mainly for professional baseball and American football from 1880 until 1963.

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Putnam Bridge (New York City)

Putnam Bridge was a swing bridge that spanned the Harlem River and the adjacent tracks of the New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad in New York City, connecting the boroughs of Manhattan and the Bronx near the current location of Yankee Stadium.

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Rail profile

The rail profile is the cross sectional shape of a railway rail, perpendicular to its length.

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Railroad tie

A railroad tie/railway tie/crosstie (North America) or railway sleeper (Britain, Ireland, South Asia, Australasia, and Africa) is a rectangular support for the rails in railroad tracks.

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Railway electrification system

A railway electrification system supplies electric power to railway trains and trams without an on-board prime mover or local fuel supply.

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Rector Street (IRT Ninth Avenue Line)

Rector Street was a station on the demolished IRT Ninth Avenue Line.

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Sedgwick Avenue (IRT Ninth Avenue Line)

Sedgwick Avenue was an elevated, ground level and underground station on the Bronx extension of the IRT Ninth Avenue Line.

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South Ferry (IRT elevated station)

South Ferry was an elevated station at the southern terminal of the IRT Second, Third, Sixth and Ninth Avenue Lines.

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South Ferry (Manhattan)

South Ferry is at the southern tip of Manhattan Island in New York City and is the embarkation point for ferries to Staten Island (Staten Island Ferry, through the Staten Island Ferry Whitehall Terminal) and Governors Island.

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Spuyten Duyvil, Bronx

Spuyten Duyvil is an upper middle class neighborhood of the Bronx, New York City.

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Steam engine

A steam engine is a heat engine that performs mechanical work using steam as its working fluid.

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The Battery (Manhattan)

The Battery (also commonly known as Battery Park) is a public park located at the southern tip of Manhattan Island in New York City facing New York Harbor.

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The Bronx

The Bronx is the northernmost of the five boroughs of New York City, in the U.S. state of New York.

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The New York Times

The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.

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Third rail

A third rail is a method of providing electric power to a railway locomotive or train, through a semi-continuous rigid conductor placed alongside or between the rails of a railway track.

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Track gauge

In rail transport, track gauge is the spacing of the rails on a railway track and is measured between the inner faces of the load-bearing rails.

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Track gauge conversion

Gauge conversion is the change of one railway track gauge to another.

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Volt

The volt (symbol: V) is the derived unit for electric potential, electric potential difference (voltage), and electromotive force.

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Warren Street (IRT Ninth Avenue Line)

Warren Street was an express station on the demolished IRT Ninth Avenue Line in the New York City Subway System.

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Wheelset (rail transport)

A wheelset is the wheel - axle assembly of a railroad car.

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Whitehall Street

Whitehall Street is a street in the New York City borough of Manhattan, about four blocks long.

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William M. Tweed

William Magear Tweed (April 3, 1823 – April 12, 1878)—often erroneously referred to as "William Marcy Tweed" (see below), and widely known as "Boss" Tweed—was an American politician most notable for being the "boss" of Tammany Hall, the Democratic Party political machine that played a major role in the politics of 19th century New York City and State.

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Woodlawn (IRT Jerome Avenue Line)

Woodlawn (sometimes called Woodlawn-Jerome Avenue) is the northern terminal of the New York City Subway's IRT Jerome Avenue Line.

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104th Street (IRT Ninth Avenue Line)

104th Street was a local station on the demolished IRT Ninth Avenue Line.

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110th Street (IRT Ninth Avenue Line)

110th Street was a local station on the demolished IRT Ninth Avenue Line.

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110th Street (Manhattan)

110th Street is a street in the New York City borough of Manhattan.

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116th Street (IRT Ninth Avenue Line)

116th Street was an express station on the demolished IRT Ninth Avenue Line in New York City.

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125th Street (IRT Ninth Avenue Line)

125th Street was an express station on the demolished IRT Ninth Avenue Line.

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130th Street (IRT Ninth Avenue Line)

130th Street was a local station on the demolished IRT Ninth Avenue Line.

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135th Street (IRT Ninth Avenue Line)

135th Street was a local station on the demolished IRT Ninth Avenue Line.

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140th Street (IRT Ninth Avenue Line)

140th Street was a local station on the demolished IRT Ninth Avenue Line.

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145th Street (IRT Ninth Avenue Line)

145th Street was an express station on the demolished IRT Ninth Avenue Line.

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14th Street (IRT Ninth Avenue Line)

14th Street was an express station on the demolished IRT Ninth Avenue Line, an elevated railway in New York City.

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151st Street (IRT Ninth Avenue Line)

151st Street was a local station on the demolished IRT Ninth Avenue Line.

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155th Street (IRT Ninth Avenue Line)

155th Street was an elevated railway station in New York City which was in use from 1870 until 1958, serving as the north terminal of the IRT Ninth Avenue Line from its opening until 1918 and then as the southern terminal of a surviving stub portion from 1940 until its closure in 1958.

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161st Street–Yankee Stadium (New York City Subway)

161st Street–Yankee Stadium is a New York City Subway station complex shared by the elevated IRT Jerome Avenue Line and the underground IND Concourse Line.

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167th Street (IRT Jerome Avenue Line)

167th Street is a local station on the IRT Jerome Avenue Line of the New York City Subway.

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23rd Street (IRT Ninth Avenue Line)

23rd Street was a local station on the demolished IRT Ninth Avenue Line.

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30th Street (IRT Ninth Avenue Line)

30th Street was a local station on the demolished IRT Ninth Avenue Line.

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34th Street (IRT Ninth Avenue Line)

34th Street was an express station on the demolished IRT Ninth Avenue Line, New York, United States.

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42nd Street (IRT Ninth Avenue Line)

42nd Street was a local station on the demolished IRT Ninth Avenue Line.

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50th Street (IRT Ninth Avenue Line)

50th Street was a local station on the demolished IRT Ninth Avenue Line.

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59th Street (IRT Ninth Avenue Line)

59th Street was a local station on the demolished IRT Ninth Avenue Line.

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66th Street (IRT Ninth Avenue Line)

66th Street was an express station on the demolished IRT Ninth Avenue Line.

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72nd Street (IRT Ninth Avenue Line)

72nd Street was a local station on the demolished IRT Ninth Avenue Line.

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81st Street (IRT Ninth Avenue Line)

81st Street was a local station on the demolished IRT Ninth Avenue Line of the New York City Subway.

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86th Street (IRT Ninth Avenue Line)

86th Street was a local station on the demolished IRT Ninth Avenue Line.

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93rd Street (IRT Ninth Avenue Line)

93rd Street was a local station on the demolished IRT Ninth Avenue Line.

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99th Street (IRT Ninth Avenue Line)

99th Street was a local station on the demolished IRT Ninth Avenue Line.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/IRT_Ninth_Avenue_Line

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