The New York Daily News has been around in the City since launching in 1919. As part of their Daily News Flashback series, the paper republished historical pieces from past editions.
In this re-published article, the opening of the 8th Avenue Subway is covered in detail. The 8th Avenue Subway was the first line from the Independent Subway System (IND), one of the big three subway companies that eventually combined to form the M.T.A. Today, the 8th Avenue Subway tracks house the A,C and E lines.
Read the original article from 1932 for a bit of NYC transit history.
via Daily News