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Friday, January 31, 2014

Sound View Avenue Trolley in the Bronx: Track Plans 1931-41

Source:  Linder, B. "Sound View Avenue Line ( originally Clason Point Line )" In The Bulletin, New York Division, Electric Railroaders' Association, Vol. 42, No. 9, September, 1999, pp. 2-4.

  According to B. Linder, this line started on May 29, 1909 as a line to an amusement park at Clason Point in the Bronx.  Terminals changed during the years and during the season.  Summer service was extended to East 128th Street and Third Avenue,  The line ended in 1947.  It had an official number of 22 which was not displayed.  The line sported a large "V" with "Sound View Avenue" under the "V" on a metal plate in front of the car.  Simpson street was the terminal from 1923 to 1947.

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