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Looking
October 12, 1903

Looking
toward the other end of the station
November 15, 1903

BOTH OF THESE PHOTOGRAPHS were taken about a year before the new subway opened to the public. The platform has already been constructed, and the finishing touches are being added to the station. Note that the top photo is looking towards the "start" of the station, where trains enter after leaving Brooklyn Bridge, and the bottom photo is looking toward the other end. At the bottom, one of the "City Hall" ceramic name panels may be seen; they are like no other in the subway. A curved version of such a sign graces the arch over the stairs that lead up to the mezzanine, where the oak ticket booth was once located.



THE STATION IS nearly complete, and several dignitaries are getting a personal tour of the new subway line on a boxcar. Note that they are facing the direction opposite that which a train usually follows through this station.

Boxcar
inspection of the almost completed subway for dignitaries
January 1, 1904

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