*The New BMT Coney Island Terminal.. After 80 years of service, the huge Stillwell Avenue terminal in Coney Island, host to four rapid transit main lines, is being replaced. This article traces the terminal's history, and illustrates its startling new look by Paul Matus
The Interborough Strike of 1919. The Brotherhood of Interborough Rapid Transit Employees, launched an amazing 100% percent effective strike against the entire IRT rapid transit system. The story in xontemporary news accounts, researched, compiled and written by Gregory J. Christiano
Back to the Future. Since municipal ownership, New York has had one of the most conservative transit managements in the U.S., but it once had one of the most aggressive and advanced in Brooklyn's BMT, by Paul Matus
The Brooklyn Grade Crossing Elimination Commission was created by the New York State legislature on May 9, 1903 to accompish the goal of providing fully grade separated rights-of-way for the BRT's Brighton Beach Line and the Bay Ridge and Manhattan Beach lines of the LIRR.
Rail Transit Patents
BRT Excursion Train to Rockaway
A turbulent year in New York, and national history, described in analysis and contemporary articles by Gregory J. Chrisiano.
Where "the Gangs" Lived
Historical articles describing New York's Five Points neighborhoodin the mid-19th century, real home of the gangs described in the movie Gangs of New York, compiled and written by Gregory J. Christiano.
Vitagraph Company in Brooklyn
Tracks of the New York City Subway
NYC Subways 2005 Calendar
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