The Race Underground: Boston, New York, and the Incredible Rivalry That Built America's First Subway

This book describes the history and drama around building the first subway in America. It chronicles the competition between the Whitney brothers, one brother in Boston and one in New York, and the political and economic factors that culminated in the construction of the Boston and New York City subway systems.


  • English

Media Info

  • Media Type: Web
  • Features: Photos; References;
  • Pagination: 416p

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01535670
  • Record Type: Publication
  • ISBN: 9780312591328
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: May 2 2014 12:03PM