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 - Another effort is making to operato tho...
Another effort is making to operato tho elevated elevated railway which attracts tho attontion of curious strangerL in Greenwich street. Thi:j transit ox - peiiment is an obstiuction whioh. the ''huiulrodd of millions" men would not tolorato for an instant on Broadway. How it serves the purpose of rapid communication in the ovor - crowdod city appears appears in tho fact that its capacity ij limited to hourly trips of a car carrying thirty - fivo persons. Whether moro than that number could bo persuaded persuaded to tniBt themselves to what looks like a perilous passage, is a question yet to bo settled. In the meantime there seems nothing doing in practicable transit mothods. Thoy will undoubtedly be heard of next Wintor at Albany. There will be tho customary advocacy of and opposition opposition to rival schemes, and, as ubusI, thoro will be no satisfactory result. Tho New Yorkers will he remitted to the horse ears and omuihusoB, patiently waiting until tho completion of tho East River Bridge shall enable them to come to Brooklyn in even larger numbers than they now come. monthly ef

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  1. The Brooklyn Daily Eagle,
  2. 15 Nov 1870, Tue,
  3. Page 2

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