By Jacob R. Mecklenborg

ISBN-10: 1540223973

ISBN-13: 9781540223975

ISBN-10: 1596298952

ISBN-13: 9781596298958

What of these ghostly catacombs that lie dormant lower than urban streets? these subway tunnels, by no means complete, by no means full of the screeches of trains and the busy commotion of commuters. simply there. lifeless. you could have heard of the subway's death. The tunnels have been too slender. the town used to be too broke. A grand miscalculation. good, such a lot of what you could have heard is, sorry to claim, unfaithful. the preferred tale of the subway's loss of life is myth-laden and as incomplete because the unique plan. the total tale, lengthy buried in mounds of public documents dispersed in libraries, is now printed. neighborhood writer Jacob R. Mecklenborg emerges from these dusty tomes with a clean, thought-provoking, complete exam of the subway's loss of life and what its destiny may perhaps hold.

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