“Yikes! What a Way To Go...New York City's Travel Experience
By Miriam Medina


Sources of Information Utilized for the Chronology of New York City's Travel Experience 1642-2000

1) The Brooklyn Daily Eagle "Fulton Ferry" June 17, 1872.

2) A glance at New York : embracing the city government, theatres, hotels, churches, mobs, monopolies, learned professions, newspapers, rogues, dandies, fires and firemen, water and other liquids, &c., &c.
New York: A. Greene, 1837).

3) The story of Broadway, old and New, from the Bowling Green to Albany) Author: Stephen Jenkins Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons-New York and London The Knickerbocker Press Copyright: 1911

4) Manual of the Corporation of the City of New York by D.T. Valentine 1852

5) Valentine's Manual of Old New York No. 7, New Series 1923; Edited by Henry Collins Brown, Copyright: 1922 Henry Collins Brown

6) Web Link: http://www.nycroads.com/crossings/macombs-dam/

7) Wheels Across America by Clarence P. Hornung; A.S. Barnes and Company 1959.

8) New York As It Was and As It Is; Giving An Account of the City From Its Settlement to the Present Time: Compiled by John Disturnell, published by D. Van Nostrand-New York 1876.

9) The Brooklyn Daily Eagle January 2, 1898 Consolidation

10) Historical guide to the city of New York New York: F.A. Stokes Co., 1913 anonymous.

11) Photo Credit: Wheels Across America by Clarence P. Hornung; A.S. Barnes and Company 1959.

12) The Brooklyn Daily Eagle June 29, 1885.

13) The Brooklyn Daily Eagle November 12, 1856.

14) Survey of Jamaica : borough of Queens, New York City. New York: Jamaica Board of Trade, 1920 Anonymous.

15) I Hear America Talking by Stuart Berg Flexner; A Touchstone Book published by Simon and Schuster, 1976.

16) The Great Metropolis A Mirror of New York by Junius Henri Browne American Publishing Company-Hartford, 1869.

17) History of New York State 1523-1927, Dr. James Sullivan; Editor-in-Chief; Lewis Historical Publishing Company, Inc. New York, Volume: Biographical (1927)

18) The Secrets of the Great City: A Work Descriptive of the Virtues and the Vices, the Mysteries, Miseries and Crimes of New York City, by James Dabney McCabe (aka Edward Winslow Martin) Published: Philadelphia, Chicago, Jones Brothers & Co., 1868.

19) Wonders of a Great City; or; The sights, secrets and sins of New York; being a wonderful portrayal of the Varied Phases of Life in the Greatest City of America. by Matthew Hale Smith Chicago, People's Pub. Co.,1887

20) The Great North Side; or; Borough of the Bronx, New York, Anonymous; New York, Knickerbocker Press, 1891.

21) Rapid Transit in New York City and in Other Great Cities: Prepared for the New York Chamber of Commerce of the State of New York 1905.

22) Adventures of America 1857-1900; A Pictorial Record From Harper's Weekly by John A. Kouwenhoven; Harper & Brothers Publishers-New York 1938.

23) The Brooklyn Daily Eagle 1/31/1881.

24) Darkness and Daylight or, Lights and Shadows of New York by Mrs. Helen Campbell A.D. Worthington & Co., Publishers 1892

25) Web Link: http://www.nycroads.com/

26) Web Link: http://www.mta.info/nyct/facts/ffhist.htm

27) Rider's New York City: A Guide-Book for Travelers, compiled and edited by Fremont Rider; Henry Holt and Company-New York (1916)

28) Building The Independent Subway by Frederick A. Kramer Quadrant Press, Inc. New York 1990.

29) A Brief History of the City of New York by Charles B. Todd; American Book Company 1899.

30) The Catholic Encyclopedia edited by Charles G. Herbermann, Ph.D., LL.D.Publisher: The Universal Knowledge Foundation, Inc. 1911 Encyclopedia Press, Inc. 1913

31) Railway and Traffic Problems; The annals, Editor: Emory R. Johnson. American Academy of Political and Social Science 1907.

32) The Encyclopedia Americana 1919 The Encyclopedia Americana Corporation.

33) Transactions of the International Engineering congress, 1915 San Francisco, California.

34) Greater New York; The Evening Post Publishing Co.-New York 1898

35) The City: Urban communities and their problems; Published by Wm. C. Brown Company Publishers-Iowa. Copyright: 1978 (excert)

36) The Electrical Engineer Volume VII. (New Series); London; 1891

37) History of American Steam Navigation;By John H. Morrison. W.F. Sametz & Co., Inc. 1903

38) Web Link: http://www.baycrossings.com/news_archive_view_next.asp?id=1006&mon=4&yea=2002

39) Web Link: http://longislandgenealogy.com/FerryRoad.pdf

40) Web Link: http://www.geocities.com/capecanaveral/4294/history/1920_1935.html#airlinegrowth

41) Web Link: http://www.geocities.com/floyd_bennett_field/1930s.html

42) Web Link: http://www.panam.org/cgi-bin/_textdisplay_0.asp?display=JETAGE&refer=542213971&call=D

43) Web Link: http://www.goingcoastal.org/maritimeny.htm#3mn

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