Top: #1236 arrives at Fordham Road (Jerome Avenue El) on the 4 line. Bottom: an R160A E train waits for passengers at 42 St - Port Authority Bus Terminal. September 24th, 2011 Source http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:NYC_Subway_R142_on_the_4_R160A_on_the_M.jpg and http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:NYC_Subway_R160A_9237_on_the_E.jpg Adam E. Moreira
On this day, October 27th, 1904 the first underground New York City Subway line opens. The subway system becomes the biggest in the United States and one of the biggest in the world.