Newark City Subway

Built 1916

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Photos and Essay from The Canteen web site

Newark's WPA Tile Murals: “Fine Art is an Important Part of Everyday Life”

North Jersey Electric Railway Historical Society
(Currently restoring Public Service Trolley Car 2651)

Built in 1916, the Newark City Subway once had 42 routes carrying 2,000 trolleys and 2 million passengers a day. Today only one route remains, originating at Pennsylvania Station and following the path of the old Morris Canal. Currently this route carries 18,000 passengers per day.