Camilo Jose VergaraISBN: 1580931464;
Book DescriptionNew York City's first subway system officiall opened on October 27, 1904, operating along a nine-mile strip. Today, in it's centennial year, the subway stretches for 685 miles and carries well over four million passengers a day. An eclectic mix of New Yorkers from every age and nationality?from commuters and street musicians to evangelists and curious tourists come together each day under New York's streets. Photographer and sociologist, Camilo Vergara captures these chance encuornters in colorful images. In addition to documenting trains and the diverse riders, Vergara depicts New York cityscapes, as seen from the elevated trains that rumble over bridges and wind their way through neighborhoods in Queens, Harlem, Brooklyn, andthe Bronx.
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