Here’s How New York City’s Subway System Looked 110 Years Ago

The New York City subway turns 110 years old today.

To celebrate, Google has created a collection of images and a virtual tour of the old subway trains and station, taken from the New York Transit Museum.

From wood-paneled exteriors with ceiling fans to advertisements from the early 1900s, we’ve collected our favorite photos that show what riding the subway in 1904 would have been like.

The journey begins at the subway’s turnstiles, which were wooden back then.

The New York Transit Museum was actually created in a decommissioned underground station in Brooklyn.

There are vintage signs from the time period on the walls.

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