This image shows the Ninth Avenue El, NYC’s first elevated train line, being dismantled c. 1940.

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c. 1940

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"Corner of Ninth Avenue and Little West 12th Street, looking north, with 2 Ninth Avenue on the right and 29-75 Ninth Avenue on the left (l. to r.). The Ninth Avenue El being demolished and the National Biscuit Company building are visible on the left, c. 1940" Village Preservation (GVSHP) Image Archive, accessed Sep 30, 2022,