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View Resource The Third Rail

This is the online edition of The Third Rail, a magazine devoted to the history, technology and politics of rail and rapid transit transportation. The majority of the content focuses on the New York metropolitan area. For example, the May 2003 issue features Brooklyn's new Coney Island terminal. Archived issues cover topics such as the inter-borough strike of 1919, the Long Island Railroad, and...
View Resource Chicago "L".org

Scout Report readers with a penchant for urban transportation (past and present) will find much to catch their attention while visiting the Chicago "L" site. Created by transportation history guru and expert Graham Garfield, this site provides videos, historical and contemporary photographs, essays, and other items related to Chicago's elevated transit system. Under the "What's New" banner,...