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***TODAY IN HISTORY***  September 1, 1897 North America’s first underground rapid transit opens.On this day September 1st, in 1897, the Boston Subway opens. It is North America’s first underground railway system, and it was built because the streetcar congestion got so bad in Boston that there was no more space for further rail lines at street level.

***TODAY IN HISTORY*** September 1, 1897 North America’s first underground rapid transit opens.On this day September 1st, in 1897, the Boston Subway opens. It is North America’s first underground railway system, and it was built because the streetcar congestion got so bad in Boston that there was no more space for further rail lines at street level.

Filene' s Basement   2222 & 2228 Broadway  Corners of 79th and 80th Streets  New York, NY 10024

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Filene' s Basement 2222 & 2228 Broadway Corners of 79th and 80th Streets New York, NY 10024

Dorchester/ Boston, MA, Snow and Streetcar/  Paul Daley Frank Norton/ 1940s

Dorchester/ Boston, MA, Snow and Streetcar/ Paul Daley Frank Norton/ 1940s

Sept. 23, 1929: In a familiar Boston traffic-jam scene, both horse-drawn carts and automobiles made their way down Newspaper Row around lunchtime.

Boston’s ‘Newspaper Row’ - The Boston Globe

Sept. 23, 1929: In a familiar Boston traffic-jam scene, both horse-drawn carts and automobiles made their way down Newspaper Row around lunchtime.

May 6, 1937, The Hindenburg flying over Boston about 11:40am. 9hrs 5min before the airship would explode over New Jersey.

May 6, 1937, The Hindenburg flying over Boston about 11:40am. 9hrs 5min before the airship would explode over New Jersey.

vintage everyday: Vintage Photographs of Street-railroads in Boston, Massachusetts before 1940s Boston Elevated Railroad. Sullivan Square Station. 1913.

vintage everyday: Vintage Photographs of Street-railroads in Boston, Massachusetts before 1940s Boston Elevated Railroad. Sullivan Square Station. 1913.

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