Manhattan streetscape of rail cars at West 26th Street and Eleventh Avenue, known as "Death Avenue" for the many pedestrians killed along the New York Central's freight line there. 1910. Removal of the street-level tracks commenced on December 31, 1929.
Trains on the streets of Syracuse. c.1905-1945. “The first street railway was built in Salina Street in 1859 and Syracuse was soon known “far and wide” as the city where the trains passed through the middle of downtown. Travelers caught “intimate glimpses” of the city, its people, stores and houses as the trains slowed on their way through town.”