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Did You Ever Hear About the First New York Subway?

It was built in secret

Photo by Roy Reyna from Pexels

The New York subway system that we know opened in 1904. But it was not the first subway.

Alfred Ely Beach owned a new magazine called Scientific America. There was so much traffic on Broadway, he came up with the idea of an underground railway. It would use an enormous fan to propel the rail cars and suck them back…

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