NYU Spatial Data Repository

New York, N.Y., subway and elevated railroad map, 1918 (Raster Image)

This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the historic paper map entitled: Map showing routes stations on the dual system October, 1918. It was published by State of New York Public Service Commission for the First District in 1918. Scale [ca. 1:46,000]. Covers Manhattan, Queens, Brooklyn, and Bronx, New York, N.Y. The image inside the map neatline is georeferenced to the surface of the earth and fit to the Universal Transverse Mercator (UTM) Zone 18N NAD83 projection. All map collar and inset information is also available as part of the raster image, including any inset maps, profiles, statistical tables, directories, text, illustrations, index maps, legends, or other information associated with the principal map. This map shows features such as subway and elevated railroad lines and stations, drainage, and more. Includes inset: Sub Plan. Includes legend and key. This layer is part of a selection of digitally scanned and georeferenced historic maps from The Harvard Map Collection as part of the Imaging the Urban Environment project. Maps selected for this project represent major urban areas and cities of the world, at various time periods. These maps typically portray both natural and manmade features at a large scale. The selection represents a range of regions, originators, ground condition dates, scales, and purposes.
New York, New York, New York, Manhattan, Queens, and Bronx
Maps, Subways, Railroads, elevated, Human settlements, Cities and towns, Infrastructure (Economics), and Transportation
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