Vintage Photograph Shows the Third Avenue El in Early 1900s

The Third Avenue elevated train rumbles across lower Manhattan, early 1900's.
The Third Avenue elevated train rumbles across lower Manhattan, early 1900's.
Photo: r/nyc

This great vintage photograph from the early 1900s shows the Third Avenue El passing over (what is now) Chinatown in Lower Manhattan. The Manhattan Municipal Building and the Singer Building can be seen clearly in the background. Check it out!

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Matt enjoys exploring the City's food scene with his Wife and the outdoors with their dog. He is an avid marathon runner, and spends most of his time eating, running, and working on cool stuff.

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