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IRT Sixth Avenue Line

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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. [1]

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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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Bleecker Street (IRT Sixth Avenue Line)

Bleecker Street was a station on the demolished IRT Sixth Avenue Line.

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Brooklyn–Manhattan Transit Corporation

The Brooklyn–Manhattan Transit Corporation (BMT) was an urban transit holding company, based in Brooklyn, New York City, United States, and incorporated in 1923.

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Central Park

Central Park is an urban park in Manhattan, New York City.

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Chambers Street (IRT Sixth Avenue Line)

Chambers Street was a station on the demolished IRT Sixth 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 Sixth Avenue Line)

Cortlandt Street was a station on the demolished IRT Sixth Avenue Line.

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E. E. Cummings

Edward Estlin "E.

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Eighth Avenue (IRT Sixth Avenue Line)

Eighth Avenue was a station on the demolished IRT Sixth Avenue Line.

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Eighth Street (IRT Sixth Avenue Line)

Eighth Street was a station on the demolished IRT Sixth Avenue Line.

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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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Empire of Japan

The was the historical nation-state and great power that existed from the Meiji Restoration in 1868 to the enactment of the 1947 constitution of modern Japan.

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Francis Criss

Francis Hyman Criss (1901 - 1973) was an American painter.

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Franklin Street (IRT Sixth Avenue Line)

Franklin Street was a station on the demolished IRT Sixth Avenue Line in Manhattan, New York City.

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George Sokolsky

George Ephraim Sokolsky (1893–1962) was a weekly radio broadcaster for the National Association of Manufacturers and a columnist for The New York Herald Tribune, who later switched to The New York Sun and other Hearst newspapers.

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Grand Street (IRT Sixth Avenue Line)

Grand Street was a station on the demolished IRT Sixth Avenue Line.

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IND Sixth Avenue Line

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

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Independent Subway System

The Independent Subway System (IND or ISS), formerly known as the Independent City-Owned Subway System (ICOS) or the Independent City-Owned Rapid Transit Railroad, was a rapid transit rail system in New York City that is now part 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 Ninth Avenue Line

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

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John French Sloan

John French Sloan (August 2, 1871 – September 7, 1951) was an American painter and etcher.

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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 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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New York City Board of Estimate

The New York City Board of Estimate was a governmental body in New York City responsible for numerous areas of municipal policy and decisions, including the city budget, land-use, contracts, franchises, and water rates.

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Park Place (IRT Sixth Avenue Line)

Park Place was a station on the demolished IRT Sixth Avenue Line.

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Rapid transit

Rapid transit or mass rapid transit, also known as heavy rail, metro, MRT, subway, tube, U-Bahn or underground, is a type of high-capacity public transport generally found in urban areas.

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Rector Street (IRT Sixth Avenue Line)

Rector Street IRT station was a station on the demolished IRT Sixth Avenue Line in Lower Manhattan.

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Rufus Henry Gilbert

Rufus Henry Gilbert (1832–1885) was an American surgeon and inventor, who worked on rapid transit in New York City.

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Scrap

Scrap consists of recyclable materials left over from product manufacturing and consumption, such as parts of vehicles, building supplies, and surplus materials.

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Sixth Avenue

Sixth Avenue – officially Avenue of the Americas, although this name is seldom used by New Yorkers, p.24 – is a major thoroughfare in New York City's borough of Manhattan, on which traffic runs northbound, or "uptown".

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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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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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West Broadway

West Broadway is a north-south street in the New York City borough of Manhattan, separated into two parts by Tribeca Park.

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World War II

World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.

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14th Street (IRT Sixth Avenue Line)

14th Street was a station on the demolished IRT Sixth Avenue Line.

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18th Street (IRT Sixth Avenue Line)

18th Street was a station on the demolished IRT Sixth Avenue Line.

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23rd Street (IRT Sixth Avenue Line)

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

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28th Street (IRT Sixth Avenue Line)

28th Street was a station on the demolished IRT Sixth Avenue Line.

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33rd Street (IRT Sixth Avenue Line)

33rd Street was a station on the demolished IRT Sixth Avenue Line.

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38th Street (IRT Sixth Avenue Line)

38th Street was a station on the demolished IRT Sixth Avenue Line.

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42nd Street (IRT Sixth Avenue Line)

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

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50th Street (IRT Sixth Avenue Line)

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

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58th Street Terminal (IRT Sixth Avenue Line)

58th Street was a station on the demolished IRT Sixth 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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References

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

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