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Third Avenue Railway

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The Third Avenue Railway System (TARS), founded 1852, was a streetcar system serving the New York City boroughs of Manhattan and the Bronx along with lower Westchester County. [1]

82 relations: Austria, Bee-Line Bus System, Berkey v. Third Avenue Railway Co., Boroughs of New York City, Brazil, Brooklyn and North River Line, Brooklyn Rapid Transit Company, Cable car, Conduit current collection, Derbyshire, East Harlem, Eastchester (town), New York, Electric City Trolley Museum, Fiorello H. La Guardia, Fort George, New York, Frederick W. Whitridge, Hollywood, Florida, Interborough Rapid Transit Company, J. G. Brill Company, Kalmbach Publishing, Kennebunkport, Maine, Liberty Lines Transit, List of bus routes in Manhattan, London County Council Tramways, Long Island City, M104 (New York City bus), Manhattan, Manhattan Bridge, Mount Vernon, New York, MTA Regional Bus Operations, National Capital Trolley Museum, National Register of Historic Places, National Tramway Museum, New Rochelle, New York, New York and Putnam Railroad, New York and Stamford Railway, New York Central Railroad, New York City, New York City Board of Transportation, New York City Hall, New York City Interborough Railway, New York City Omnibus Corporation, New York City Transit Authority, New York Railways Company, New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation, New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad, New York, Westchester and Boston Railway, Pantograph (transport), PCC streetcar, Pelham Park and City Island Railway, ..., Pelham, New York, Peter Witt streetcar, Queens, Queens Surface Corporation, Queensboro Bridge, Seashore Trolley Museum, Steinway & Sons, Streetcars in Washington, D.C., Surface Transportation Corporation, Tarrytown, New York, Telegraphy, The Bronx, The New York Times, The Omnibus Corporation, Third and Lexington Avenues Line, Third Avenue Railway, Track brake, Tram, Trolley pole, Tuckahoe (village), New York, Union Railway (Bronx), United Kingdom, Vienna, Westchester County, New York, Western Railway Museum, White Plains, New York, Wiener Linien, William D. Middleton, William Steinway, Yonkers Trolley Barn, Yonkers, New York, 42nd Street Ferry (Williamsburg). Expand index (32 more) »

Austria

Austria (Österreich), officially the Republic of Austria (Republik Österreich), is a federal republic and a landlocked country of over 8.8 million people in Central Europe.

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Bee-Line Bus System

The Bee-Line Bus System, branded on the buses in lowercase as the bee-line system, is a bus system serving Westchester County, New York.

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Berkey v. Third Avenue Railway Co.

Berkey v. Third Avenue Railway Co 244 N.Y. 602 (1927) is a classic veil piercing case by Judge Benjamin N. Cardozo in United States corporate law.

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Boroughs of New York City

New York City encompasses five county-level administrative divisions called boroughs: Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, The Bronx, and Staten Island.

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Brazil

Brazil (Brasil), officially the Federative Republic of Brazil (República Federativa do Brasil), is the largest country in both South America and Latin America.

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Brooklyn and North River Line

The Brooklyn and North River Line, operated by the Brooklyn and North River Railroad, was a trolley line in Manhattan and Brooklyn, New York City, United States.

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Brooklyn Rapid Transit Company

The Brooklyn Rapid Transit Company (BRT) was a public transit holding company formed in 1896 to acquire and consolidate railway lines in Brooklyn and Queens, New York City, United States.

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Cable car

A cable car is any of a variety of cable transportation systems relying on cables to pull vehicles along or lower them at a steady rate.

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Conduit current collection

Conduit current collection is a system of electric current collection used by electric tramways, where the power supply was carried in a 'conduit' under the roadway.

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Derbyshire

Derbyshire is a county in the East Midlands of England.

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East Harlem

East Harlem, also known as Spanish Harlem or El Barrio, is a neighborhood of Upper Manhattan, New York City roughly encompassing the area north of the Upper East Side and East 96th Street up to about the 140s, east of Fifth Avenue to the East and Harlem Rivers.

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Eastchester (town), New York

Eastchester is a town in southern Westchester County, New York, United States.

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Electric City Trolley Museum

The Electric City Trolley Museum is located in downtown Scranton, Pennsylvania, next to the Steamtown National Historic Site.

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Fiorello H. La Guardia

Fiorello Henry La Guardia (born Fiorello Enrico La Guardia) (December 11, 1882September 20, 1947) was an American politician.

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Fort George, New York

Fort George was the name of five forts in the state of New York.

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Frederick W. Whitridge

Frederick Wallingford Whitridge (August 8, 1852 – December 30, 1916) was President of the Third Avenue Railway Company.

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Hollywood, Florida

Hollywood is a city in Broward County, Florida, between Fort Lauderdale and Miami.

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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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J. G. Brill Company

The J.G. Brill Company manufactured trams/streetcars (also, US: trolleys, trolley cars)Young, Andrew D. (1997).

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Kalmbach Publishing

Kalmbach Publishing Co. is an American publisher of books and magazines, many of them railroad-related, located in Waukesha, Wisconsin.

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Kennebunkport, Maine

Kennebunkport is a town in York County, Maine, United States.

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Liberty Lines Transit

Liberty Lines Transit is the owner of local bus routes in Westchester County, New York, and operates these and other local bus routes under contract as part of the Bee-Line Bus System.

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List of bus routes in Manhattan

Several companies, most prominently the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA), operate a number of bus routes in Manhattan, New York, United States.

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London County Council Tramways

The London County Council Tramways was an extensive network of public street tramways that was operated by the council throughout the County of London, UK, from 1899 to 1933, when they were taken over by the London Passenger Transport Board.

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Long Island City

Long Island City (LIC) is the westernmost residential and commercial neighborhood of the New York City borough of Queens.

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M104 (New York City bus)

The Broadway Line is a surface transit line in Manhattan, New York City, United States, running mainly along 42nd Street and Broadway from Murray Hill to Harlem.

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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 Bridge

The Manhattan Bridge is a suspension bridge that crosses the East River in New York City, connecting Lower Manhattan at Canal Street with Downtown Brooklyn at the Flatbush Avenue Extension.

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Mount Vernon, New York

Mount Vernon is a city in Westchester County, New York, United States.

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MTA Regional Bus Operations

MTA Regional Bus Operations (RBO) is the surface transit division of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA).

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National Capital Trolley Museum

The National Capital Trolley Museum (NCTM) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that operates historic trolleys (or trams) for the public on a regular schedule.

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National Register of Historic Places

The National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) is the United States federal government's official list of districts, sites, buildings, structures, and objects deemed worthy of preservation for their historical significance.

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National Tramway Museum

The National Tramway Museum is located at Crich,, Derbyshire, England.

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New Rochelle, New York

New Rochelle is a city in Westchester County, New York, United States, in the southeastern portion of the state.

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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 and Stamford Railway

The New York and Stamford Railway was a streetcar line that connected the Westchester County suburbs of New Rochelle, Larchmont, Mamaroneck, Harrison, Rye, and Port Chester, with the Connecticut suburbs of Greenwich and Stamford.

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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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New York City Board of Transportation

The New York City Board of Transportation or the Board of Transportation of the City of New York (NYCBOT or BOT) was a city transit commission and operator in New York City, consisting of three members appointed by the mayor.

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New York City Hall

New York City Hall, the seat of New York City government, is located at the center of City Hall Park in the Civic Center area of Lower Manhattan, between Broadway, Park Row, and Chambers Street.

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New York City Interborough Railway

New York City Interborough Railway was a streetcar transit system chartered in 1902 to construct feeder lines to serve Interborough Rapid Transit's subway and elevated stations in The Bronx.

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New York City Omnibus Corporation

The New York City Omnibus Corporation (NYCO, later Fifth Avenue Coach Lines, Inc.) ran bus services in New York City between 1926 and 1962.

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New York City Transit Authority

The New York City Transit Authority (also known as NYCTA, The TA or simply Transit, and branded as MTA New York City Transit) is a public authority in the U.S. state of New York that operates public transportation in New York City.

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New York Railways Company

The New York Railways Company operated street railways in Manhattan, New York City, United States between 1911 and 1925.

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New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation

The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation (NYS OPRHP) is a state agency within the New York State Executive Department charged with the operation of state parks and historic sites within the U.S. state of New York.

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New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad

The New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad, commonly known as the New Haven, was a railroad that operated in northeastern United States from 1872 to 1968, dominating the region's rail traffic for the first half of the 20th century.

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New York, Westchester and Boston Railway

The New York, Westchester and Boston Railway Company (NYW&B, also known to its riders as "the Westchester" and colloquially as the "Boston-Westchester"), was an electric commuter railroad in the Bronx and Westchester County, New York from 1912 to 1937.

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Pantograph (transport)

A pantograph (or "pan") is an apparatus mounted on the roof of an electric train, tram or electric bus to collect power through contact with an overhead line.

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PCC streetcar

The PCC (Presidents’ Conference Committee) is a streetcar (tram) design that was first built in the United States in the 1930s.

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Pelham Park and City Island Railway

The Pelham Park and City Island Railroad was a short street railway in the Bronx, New York City, which connected City Island with the Bartow station of the Harlem River and Port Chester Railroad in the mainland Bronx.

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Pelham, New York

Pelham is a suburban town in Westchester County, New York, approximately 14 miles northeast of Midtown Manhattan.

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Peter Witt streetcar

The Peter Witt streetcar was introduced by Cleveland Railway commissioner Peter Witt (1869-1948) who led the transit agency from 1911-1915 and designed a model of streetcar known by his name that was used in many North American cities, most notably in Toronto and Cleveland.

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Queens

Queens is the easternmost and largest in area of the five boroughs of New York City.

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Queens Surface Corporation

Queens Surface Corporation was a bus company in New York City, United States, operating local service in Queens and the Bronx and express service between Queens and Manhattan until February 27, 2005, when the MTA Bus Company took over the operations.

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Queensboro Bridge

The Queensboro Bridge, also known as the 59th Street Bridge – because its Manhattan end is located between 59th and 60th Streets – and officially titled the Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge, is a cantilever bridge over the East River in New York City that was completed in 1909.

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Seashore Trolley Museum

The Seashore Trolley Museum, located in Kennebunkport, Maine, United States, is the world's oldest and largest museum of mass transit vehicles.

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Steinway & Sons

Steinway & Sons, also known as Steinway, is an American-German piano company, founded in 1853 in Manhattan, New York City, the United States, by German piano builder Heinrich Engelhard Steinweg (later known as Henry E. Steinway).

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Streetcars in Washington, D.C.

For just under 100 years, between 1862 and 1962, streetcars in Washington, D.C. transported people across the city and region.

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Surface Transportation Corporation

The Surface Transportation Corporation was the bus-operating subsidiary of the Third Avenue Railway in New York City which operated under that name following the conversion of the streetcar lines in Manhattan and the Bronx to bus service between March 1941 and August 1948.

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Tarrytown, New York

Tarrytown is a village in the town of Greenburgh in Westchester County, New York, United States.

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Telegraphy

Telegraphy (from Greek: τῆλε têle, "at a distance" and γράφειν gráphein, "to write") is the long-distance transmission of textual or symbolic (as opposed to verbal or audio) messages without the physical exchange of an object bearing the message.

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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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The Omnibus Corporation

The Omnibus Corporation (also Omnibus Corporation of America) was formed in 1924 and acquired control of Fifth Avenue Coach Company and the Chicago Motor Coach Company with John D. Hertz as chairman.

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Third and Lexington Avenues Line

The Third and Amsterdam Avenues Line, also known as the Third Avenue Line, is a public transit line in Manhattan, New York City, United States, running from Lower Manhattan to Fort George in Washington Heights.

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Third Avenue Railway

The Third Avenue Railway System (TARS), founded 1852, was a streetcar system serving the New York City boroughs of Manhattan and the Bronx along with lower Westchester County.

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Track brake

Track brakes are a form of brakes unique to railborne vehicles.

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Tram

A tram (also tramcar; and in North America streetcar, trolley or trolley car) is a rail vehicle which runs on tramway tracks along public urban streets, and also sometimes on a segregated right of way.

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Trolley pole

A trolley pole is a tapered cylindrical pole of wood or metal, used to transfer electricity from a "live" overhead wire to the control and the electric traction motors of a tram or trolley bus.

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Tuckahoe (village), New York

Tuckahoe is a village in the town of Eastchester in Westchester County, New York, United States.

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Union Railway (Bronx)

The Union Railway Company of New York City (often shortened to Union Railway) was chartered in 1892, and consolidated several streetcar transit franchises across Manhattan and The Bronx in New York City in the late 19th century.

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United Kingdom

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed with some organisations, including the and preferring to use Britain as shorthand for Great Britain is a sovereign country in western Europe.

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Vienna

Vienna (Wien) is the federal capital and largest city of Austria and one of the nine states of Austria.

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Westchester County, New York

Westchester County is a county in the U.S. state of New York.

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Western Railway Museum

The Western Railway Museum, in Solano County, California is located on Highway 12 between Rio Vista and Suisun.

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White Plains, New York

White Plains is a city in Westchester County, New York, United States.

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Wiener Linien

Wiener Linien (Vienna Lines) is the company running most of the public transit network in the city of Vienna, Austria.

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William D. Middleton

William D. Middleton (March 25, 1928 – July 10, 2011) was an American reporter, writer and photographer.

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William Steinway

William Steinway, also known as Wilhelm Steinway (born Wilhelm Steinweg; March 5, 1835 – November 30, 1896), son of Steinway & Sons founder Henry E. Steinway, was a businessman and civic leader who was influential in the development of Astoria, New York.

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Yonkers Trolley Barn

The former Yonkers Trolley Barn is located on Main Street in Yonkers, New York, United States.

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Yonkers, New York

Yonkers is the fourth most populous city in the U.S. state of New York, behind New York City, Buffalo, and Rochester.

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42nd Street Ferry (Williamsburg)

The 42nd Street Ferry was a ferry route connecting Manhattan and Williamsburg, Brooklyn, New York City, United States, joining 42nd Street (Manhattan) and Broadway (Brooklyn) across the East River.

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References

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

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