Streetcars and Spatial Analysis.
What are your proposals for streetcars and or trolleybuses in Brooklyn and New York City? Here past trackage maps are presented and analyzed in todays environment. Geospatial analytical methods are discussed regarding new routes.
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1924 Map of Sheepshead Bay Area: Showing Race Track Spur & Manhattan Beach Division
In the map shown below, which is a
Rand-McNally 1924 Map of Brooklyn, which was taken from the David Rumsey Map Collection, you can see areas penciled in red: 1) Former BRT-LIRR Trackage to Sheepshead Bay Race Track and 2) Allignment of the LIRR Manhattan Beach Division Line to Manhattan Beach. Also, you will see that parts of the Coney Island Creek that were still in existance in 1924. The David Rumsey Map Collection is very extensive.