Proposed elevated railway, 1871, artwork

Proposed elevated railway, 1871, artwork

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Caption: Proposed elevated railway. Design for a covered atmospheric elevated railway for Broadway, New York City, USA. It consists of two pneumatic tubes carried on cast iron arches. This design, by Dr Rufus Gilbert, was never built. Published in 1871.

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