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From: "Paul S DOT Luchter" luckyshow AT mindspring DOT com
Date: Thu, 22 Mar 2001 03:01:29 -0500
Subject: Re: Park Row- "Third Avenue Postal Cars" . . .
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Here is an article from the September 21, 1895 about the Third Avenue =
Railroad receiving 25 new Postal cable cars for the 3rd Avenue line. The =
main post office was at Park Row. When the 3rd Avenue RR went to =
electric traction (using a center culvert scraper-adaptive re-use of the =
cable slot) these cars were converted. How long these (Streetcar POs?) =
lasted, how long mail was carried on the Third Avenue line I don't know, =
nor if the NY&Harlem/Metropolitan Ry/4th Avenue line (which also had =
Park Row as its southern terminal) also had postal cars- CPOs when =



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