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Celebrating the Subway

The NY Times has created a loving photo essay depicting the long and storied history of the New York Subway.

The story begins in 1917 with a photo of Anna Maloney, the first female subway guard.

A picture from 1960 portrays a man from the ASPCA rescuing two monkeys from the subway catacombs.

And in a more recent vintage, two musicians dressed as a chicken and a skunk entertain passersby with ragtime music at the Times Square Station.

Full Story: The Subway in Pictures

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