Digital Discussion: 1 Train
Wednesday, February 9, 2022
Free Online Program
The 1 train travels along part of New York’s original subway line, connecting Manhattan with the Bronx. Riding the 1 train can take you from the deepest station in the New York City subway system to one of the last remaining elevated tracks in Manhattan. Originally known as IRT Broadway-Seventh Avenue Local, the line grew out of two monumental construction efforts. The first stretch opened north of 42nd St between 1904 and 1908; the second, south of 42nd Street, opened in 1918.
Join Museum Educator Kate Lanceley for a digital discussion to explore the history of the 1 train line. Discover fun facts and interesting details about the construction process, the decommissioned South Ferry loop station, and the line’s unique architectural features.
Please Note: This event will take place online. Upon registration, all participants will receive two emails - one will be a receipt and the other will include a Zoom link with instructions on how to participate. We encourage you to download the Zoom app in advance for the best user experience.
All attendees are welcome. You will have the option to turn on automatic captions for this virtual program. Staff will share instructions for how to do so at the start of the event. Please email a[email protected] with any questions.
Image: Marc A. Hermann [Track Inspection] October 30, 2019, MTA New York City Transit.
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