New York State Archives, NYSA_A3045-78_Dn_NL2
Pedestrians, automobiles, trolley cars, and horse carriages outside of the New York Public Library on Fifth Avenue and 40th Street in New York City, 1916.
How many forms of transportation can be identified in this photograph?
Place the modes of transportation in chronological order, from oldest to newest.
Name a form of transportation that was in use during this time but is not shown in this photo.
When and where did the first automobile accident in the United States take place? What was the speed limit where the accident occurred?
English Language Arts: A friend has come to visit you in New York City and wants to ride "the best transportation in the city." What are you going to ride on? Support your answer with facts about the different modes of transportation.
Nelson, Robin. Transportation Then and Now. Minneapolis: Lerner Publications, 2003. ISBN: 0822546361
Wilson, Anthony. Dorling Kindersley Visual Timeline of Transportation. New York: Dorling Kindersley, 1995. ISBN: 1564588807