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NYC Subway in 1960s-80s (32 photos)




     



New York City Subway in 1981

1981

NY Subway in approx 1970s.

91st St. was in operation as a local station from 1904 to 1959. It was closed during a system-wide platform lengthening project, to accommodate longer trains.

New York City was the urban culture capital of the 70s and 80s, setting trends and leaving an impression on the world.

A man reading the newspaper at the Lexington Avenue subway station.