Metropolitan Street Railway

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List Of Streetcar Lines In Manhattan - List of Lines - North-south Lines
... Company (post-1911) Name From To Major streets History New York Railways South Ferry and Vesey Street Line South Ferry City Hall Trinity Place became part of the ...
Metropolitan Street Railway (Toronto)
... The Metropolitan Street Railway was the one of many operators of streetcars in the Toronto area ... The franchise was granted in 1877 to the Metropolitan Street Railway of Toronto, but it began service on Yonge Street in 1885, starting just north of the city limits ... It changed its name to Metropolitan Street Railway in 1893 and was sold in 1897 to the Toronto Railway ...
New York Railways Company - Background - Prior To Incorporation in 1911
... with only two leases in effect at the time the One Hundred and Twenty-fifth Street Railroad to the Third Avenue Railroad (1870) and the Bleecker Street and Fulton Ferry Railroad to the Twenty-third Street ... Elkins incorporated the Metropolitan Traction Company in New Jersey on February 19, 1886 ... immediately started acquiring the Manhattan street railways, starting by buying the Broadway and Seventh Avenue Railroad, Houston, West Street and Pavonia Ferry Railroad, and ...

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    Her personality had an architectonic quality; I think of her when I see some of the great London railway termini, especially St. Pancras, with its soot and turrets, and she overshadowed her own daughters, whom she did not understand—my mother, who liked things to be nice; my dotty aunt. But my mother had not the strength to put even some physical distance between them, let alone keep the old monster at emotional arm’s length.
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    In metropolitan cases, the love of the most single-eyed lover, almost invariably, is nothing more than the ultimate settling of innumerable wandering glances upon some one specific object.
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    There was an Old Man who supposed,
    That the street door was partially closed;
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