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THE   BROOKLYN   &   JAMAICA   RAIL   ROAD
THE   LONG     ISLAND   RAIL   ROAD
and    ATLANTIC   AVENUE
PART   TWO:     THE   TUNNEL;
SOUTH   FERRY,   THE   TERMINAL   AND   THE   BOATS;
UNITED   STATES   MAIL   SERVICE;
SCENE   ALONG   THE   BROOKLYN   &   JAMAICA;


THE       TUNNEL




THE   OPENINGS   REFERRED   TO   ARE   CALLED   VENTILATORS   IN   THIS   OLD   DRAWING.
THEY   WERE   CUT   BACK   WHEN   THE   TUNNEL   WAS   PAVED   OVER.



FROM   THE   ANNUAL   REPORT   FOR   1844


THIS   ARTICLE   WAS   PRINTED   WHEN   JOHN   CASHMORE
WAS   BROOKLYN   BOROUGH   PRESIDENT   -   1940 - 1961.



THIS   ARTICLE   IS   FROM   1940





IN 1881 A COMPANY WAS FORMED TO UTILIZE THE SEALED OFF TUNNEL

go   to   THE   SOUTH   FERRY   AND   SEA   SIDE   DIRECT   TRANSIT   COMPANY


AFTER   COMPLETION   OF   THE   TUNNEL

SOUTH   FERRY   BECAME   THE   TERMINAL.






FROM   THE   BROOKLYN   DAILY   EAGLE


1845     ENGRAVING


CIRCA   1865   ANTHONY   PHOTOGRAPH   "ATLANTIC   STREET   FERRY".


ENLARGING   SHOWS   FERRY'S   IDENTITY   "PACIFIC"


THESE   LETTERS   WERE   POSTMARKED   IN   1847   AND   THE   1850'S
ON   LONG   ISLAND   RAIL   ROAD   TRAINS   DEPARTING   BROOKLYN.





AN   1842   (OR   1845)  
SCENE   ALONG   THE   BROOKLYN   AND   JAMAICA






go   to   THE   SOUTH   FERRY   AND   SEA   SIDE   DIRECT   TRANSIT   COMPANY


Continued   on   ---->  PART   THREE

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