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Through a vibrant display of objects, photographs, media, and personal accounts, the exhibition highlights the technical and professional skills needed to restore public transportation service and get New Yorkers moving again after crisis strikes.
Bringing Back the City is made possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services.
The group learned about photography fundamentals and self-expression through studying Sanderson’s photographic series , exploring the Transit Museum collection, and embarking on guided photography journeys to the Coney Island Yard, Van Cortlandt Park, Hudson Yards, and Willets Point.
Now on view in Downtown Brooklyn, the images bear witness to the unique, and sometimes surprising, visions of each student.
The use of a badge was not instantaneous throughout Europe nor were the dimensions or shape of the badge uniform.
Steel, Stone & Backbone: Building New York’s Subways presents a look at the construction methods and labor required to build the city’s first subway line at the turn of the 20th Century.In her series of evocative, geometric-impressionist watercolors, artist Joan Iaconetti simplifies the complex interaction of humans and subway station architecture into ragged shapes of light and dark.The paintings, created in layers of thick transparent watercolor and gouache, are illuminated by the fractured light of speeding trains as they pass by.Fare Collection traces the history of paper tickets, tokens, illegal slugs, Metro Cards, and the many turnstile designs (both vintage and contemporary) that have moved commuters through the system since 1904. F Rahilly Trolley and Bus Study Center features over 50 detailed scale models of trolleys and work cars, with a focus on Brooklyn.No Spitting on the Platform depicts a selection of historic way-finding and platform etiquette signage from the Museum’s archives.
Home to twenty vintage subway and elevated cars dating back to 1907, and a working signal tower, the Museum’s working platform level spans a full city block.