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Malbone Street Revisited — Afternoon Lecture

November 1, 2018 | 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Free with Museum Admission
Wooden subway car with extensive damage following Malbone Street Wreck. Courtesy of New York Transit Museum.

On the 100th anniversary of the Malbone Street Wreck, join transit historians and CUNY adjunct professors Andrew Sparberg and Joe Cunningham to learn more about the deadliest subway accident in New York City History. This illustrated lecture will explore the history of the event and its aftermath, the ramifications of which can still be felt today.

Pre-Registration is not required for this drop-in event, which is included with your museum admission. However, capacity is limited and admittance to the event space is provided on a first-come, first-served basis. Please see the Plan Your Visit page for information and directions.

For information on wheelchair access, American Sign Language interpreters, Assisted Listening Devices, or other accessibility matters please visit the accessibility page on the Museum’s website.

Photo from the New York Transit Museum Collections. 


November 1, 2018
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Free with Museum Admission
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Transit Museum
Corner of Boerum Place & Schermerhorn Street
Brooklyn, United States
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