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The city subway

Joseph P. Saitta

The city subway

Newark"s best kept secret

by Joseph P. Saitta

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  • 2 Currently reading

Published by Traction Slides International in Merrick, N.Y., U.S.A .
Written in English

    Places:
  • New Jersey,
  • Newark.
    • Subjects:
    • Newark City Subway.,
    • Subways -- New Jersey -- Newark.

    • Edition Notes

      Caption title.

      StatementJoseph P. Saitta.
      SeriesTraction extra ;, no. 1
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTF847.N53 S25 1985
      The Physical Object
      Pagination64 p. :
      Number of Pages64
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2553548M
      ISBN 100961041439
      LC Control Number85051081
      OCLC/WorldCa12870360

        Author and transit expert Oscar Israelowitz knows a thing or two about the New York City transit system, and in his latest book, Secrets of the New York City Subways, he delves deep into the Author: Ameena Walker.


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