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The Broadway underground railway

The Broadway underground railway

route and plan of construction, with reports of eminent engineers and construction drawings from the London underground railways.

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Published by Beach Pneumatic Transit Co. in New-York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • New York (State),
  • New York.,
  • England,
  • London
    • Subjects:
    • Subways -- New York (State) -- New York,
    • Subways -- England -- London -- Design and construction,
    • Local transit -- New York (State) -- New York

    • Edition Notes

      ContributionsBeach Pneumatic Transit Co.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTF847.N5 B76 1872
      The Physical Object
      Pagination15 p., [1], 8 leaves of plates (8 folded) :
      Number of Pages15
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1290831M
      LC Control Number92151723

        The Underground Railroad is a Pulitzer Prize winning novel and New York Times best seller. It also won the National Book Award, the Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence, and was longlisted for the Man Booker Prize. It is also an Oprah Book Club pick. Note: this post may contain spoilers. The Underground Railroad Summary. The Beach Pneumatic Transit Company's Broadway Underground Railway, New York City: With Complete by Beach Pneumatic Transit Co. Publication date Book digitized by Google from the library of the University of Michigan and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.

        The Underground Railroad is published by Fleet. To order a copy for £ (RRP £) go to or call . MLA Format. The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "The Broadway Pneumatic Underground Railway--View .

      Tim Ballard is the Founder and CEO of Operation Underground Railroad (O.U.R.). He is also the CEO of The Nazarene Fund. Ballard spent over a decade working as a Special Agent for the Department of Homeland Security where he was assigned to the Internet . A “conductor” for the railroad, Still was the son of a fugitive slave himself and a campaigner for social abridged edition of The Underground Railroad brings to light the terrors experienced by the thousands of African-Americans who sought a better life in then orthern states of America and in Canada. Incredibly moving, it.


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MAIN LINE AND BRANCHES OF THE BROADWAY UNDERGROUND RAILWAY. The Charter authorizes the construction of a railway under Broadway, from the Battery to Central Park at 59th street, with an extension from that point by any route that may be deemed best to the Hudson River Railway.

The route of the extension has not yet been : $ The Underground Railroad, published inis the sixth novel by American author Colson Whitehead.

The alternate history novel tells the story of Cora and Caesar, two slaves in the southeastern United States during the 19th century, who make a bid for freedom from their Georgia plantations by following the Underground Railroad, which the novel depicts as primarily a rail transport system in Cited by:   Board of Engineer Commissioners Broadway Underground Railway Charter () Synopsis of General Railroad Law.

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Green, printer, Original from: the University of Michigan: Digitized: Length: 22 pages: Export Citation. In this book, the Underground Railroad is just that: a system of railroads underground that help slaves escap Colson Whitehead uses a very matter-of-fact way to talk about the horrors of slavery (and there were plenty) that makes what happens somehow all the more horrific.4/5(K).

Cora and Caesar reach the house of Mr. Fletcher, Caesar’s contact with the underground railroad. Fletcher drives them in his cart, covered by a blanket, to the home of the station agent, Lumbly. Beneath Lumbly’s house, they find a tunnel with a railroad track, and a.

The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead review – luminous, furious and wildly inventive This thrilling, genre-bending tale of escape from slavery in the American deep south contains.

The Underground Railroad: Book Review by Dinh. Synopsis: Cora is a slave on a cotton plantation in Georgia. Life is hell for all the slaves, but especially bad for Cora; an outcast even among her fellow Africans, she is coming into womanhood—where even greater pain awaits.

Alfred Ely Beach (September 1, – January 1, ) was an American inventor, publisher, and patent lawyer, born in Springfield, is most known for his design of New York City's earliest subway predecessor, the Beach Pneumatic also patented a typewriter for the blind.

I had heard about the historical Underground Railroad, so I bought this book expecting a well written historical chase story with vivid description of tradecraft, safehouse and operators.

Instead, the railroad part is turned into a literal railroad and dismissed quickly and the story focuses on the description of the horrors of s: K. The Beach Pneumatic Transit Company's Broadway Underground Railway, New York City: With Complete Maps of the City of New York and Adjacent Territory, Showing the Main Lines and Connections of the Broadway Underground Railway, Profiles of the Routes, Etc and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   Illustrated Description of the Broadway Pneumatic Underground Railway, with a Full Description Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This Item.

Book digitized by Google from the library of the University of Michigan and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. “The Underground Railroad,” the latest selection of Oprah Winfrey’s book club, chronicles the life of a teenage slave named Cora, who flees the.

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Illustrated description of the Broadway underground railway, with explanatory details and engravings of the atmospheric machinery, pneumatic passenger-car, pneumatic postal dispatch, underground tunneling machine, etc. Dates / Origin. RARE PRESENTATION FIRST EDITION OF THE BROADWAY UNDERGROUND RAILWAY, ADVOCATING DEVELOPMENT OF THE FIRST SUBWAY SYSTEM IN NEW YORK CITY, WITH 8 LARGE FOLDING HAND-COLORED PLATES, [BEACH, Alfred Ely].

The Broadway Underground Railway. Route and Plan of Construction, with Reports of Eminent Engineers, and Construction Drawings from the London Underground. Eventually, a compromise was reached, with the pavement mural starting at the Paterson Underground Railroad monument on Broadway, about 50 yards from police headquarters.

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Ealing Broadway is a major single-level interchange station in Ealing in London, is in the London Borough of Ealing, West London and is served by the London Underground and also National Rail on the Great Western Main the Underground, it is one of three western termini of the District line, the next station being Ealing Common, and it is also one of two western termini of.

EXCLUSIVE: Amber Gray, Broadway's Tony Award-nominated Hadestown star, has been cast in a supporting role in Amazon's upcoming limited series The Underground Railroad, now in production. Gray will.The Underground Railroad Colson Whitehead, Knopf Doubleday pp.

ISBN Summary Winner, Pulitzer Prize-Fiction Winner, National Book Awards A magnificent tour de force chronicling a young slave's adventures as she makes a desperate bid for freedom in the antebellum South. Cora is a slave on a cotton plantation.Please put your comments for The Underground Railroad book club discussion questions in the comment area below.

Discussion Questions: 1. The Underground Railroad focuses on freedom. We see that freedom is a perspective that changes with the person and the time.