Browse Items (6 total)

  • Tags: Swirsky collection
Grand Central Theatre

Grand Central Theatre

A postcard advertising the newsreel movie theatre in Grand Central, adjacent to track 17 where the retail shops in the Graybar passage are currently located.
Grand Central Barber Shop

Grand Central Barber Shop

Postcard showing the official Grand Central Terminal Barber Shop, operated by James Carey. Carey was a trained barber who operated 25 barber shops, but sold his business to focus on business ventures in Grand Central. The basement area in Grand Central known as "Carey's hole" is named after him.
Mount Vernon - Yonkers Trolley

Mount Vernon - Yonkers Trolley

The old bridge over the Bronx River carries the Mount Vernon to Yonkers trolley in this postcard view. The river serves as a natural boundary between the two cities. Mount Vernon West station is visible in the background. The current bridge at this location was constructed in 1954.
Grand Central Terminal Suburban Level

Grand Central Terminal Suburban Level

The train gates on the lower level of Grand Central Terminal were used for suburban traffic of the New York Central and New York, New Haven, and Hartford. The Terminal was designed to have purpose-based designated areas - commuter and long distance departures, as well as a room for arrivals.

Date: 1912

Grand Central Theatre

Grand Central Theatre

A postcard advertising the newsreel movie theatre in Grand Central, adjacent to track 17 where the retail shops in the Graybar passage are currently located.
Old and New Bridges at Towners

Old and New Bridges at Towners

Images of the two bridges that carried the Maybrook Line over the Harlem at Towners