August 23, 2020 ganyc

The Art, Shenanigans and History of the First New York City Subway System

It’s right there under your feet, you probably ride it every day, but how much do you know about this city’s amazing subway system. I will give you the secret history and inside story of the creation of the original 1904 subway line and how it grew into the most extensive transportation system in the world. All the art, all the history, all the technical breakthroughs, all the “whys” and all the shenanigans that went into this spectacular achievement. A unique experience for seasoned locals or visitors to our fair city. Get a look at the subway that few people, even lifelong New Yorkers, fail to recognize. This tour only explores the areas of the system that are open to the public but in most cases overlooked. I will give you the secret history and inside story of the creation of the original 1904 subway line and how it grew into the most extensive transportation system in the world. All the art, all the history, all the technical breakthroughs, all the “whys” and all the shenanigans that went into this spectacular achievement. A unique experience for seasoned locals or visitors to our fair city.

TOUR COMPANY: New York Tours by Gary

TOUR TYPE: private, subway-based,

Meets On: by_appointment_only,

Tour Duration: 2.5 hours

Tour Distance: 3 miles but no real walking. You are in the subway!

Tour Includes: ME!

Language(s) Spoken: english,

Max # of Guests: 8

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TOUR COMPANY: New York Tours by Gary

TOUR TYPE: private, subway-based,

Meets On: by_appointment_only,

Tour Duration: 2.5 hours

Tour Distance: 3 miles but no real walking. You are in the subway!

Tour Includes: ME!

Language(s) Spoken: english,

Max # of Guests: 8

Social Media Link: CLICK HERE

For more info or to book your tour: CLICK HERE