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hibits in verbal form the matter found on the charts, and third, a chronological list of all companies organized for operation in Greater New York, and distinguishing those now operated from those which have disappeared. The assistance of these lists it is .thought will enable the reader to make any combination or analysis of the whole railroad situation with comparative ease.

Finally, there is included a series of six charts, exhibiting the intercorporate relations of all the companies which enter into the present operated systems within Greater New York.

Supplementing this report the Commission is preparing for publication in a subsequent annual report maps showing boundary lines of counties, towns and various municipalities which have existed within the territory of what is now Greater New York.

TRAVIS H. WHITNEY,

Secretary.

LIST OF COMPANIES

(Number on left is consecutive company number used in the text. Chart number refers to section of Historical Chart and location of company on same. Page reference is to history of company in text.)

Chart Page

1 The Astoria and Hunter's Point Railroad Company 111-12 1

2 Astoria and Hunter's Point Rail Road Company 111-14 2

3 Astoria, Blissville and Calvary Cemetery Railroad Company 3

4 Astoria Street Railroad Company 3

5 The Atlantic Avenue Elevated Railroad Company V-l 4

6 The Atlantic Avenue Railroad Company of Brooklyn IV-45 5

7 The Atlantic Cable Railroad Company 17

8 Avenue C Railroad Company 1-16 18

9 Bath and Coney Island Bridge Company IV-34 19

10 The Bay Ridge and Sea Shore Railroad Company of Long Island 19

11 The Bayridge and Seaside Railroad Company 19

12 Bay Shore Rail-road Company 20

13 Beach Pneumatic Transit Company 20

14 The Belden Point Railroad Company 25

15 Belt Line Railway Corporation 1-24 26

16 Bleecker Street and Fulton Ferry Railroad Company 1-7 28

17 Bowery Bay and Hunter's Point Rail-Road Company of Long

Island City 37

18 Bowery Bay Railroad Company 37

19 Bridge Operating Company IV-29 37

20 The Bridge Tunnel Rail Road Company 40

21 The Brighton and Bensonhurst Electric Railroad Company 41

22 The Brighton Beach and New York Railway Company 41

23 The Brighton Beach Railway Company 41

24 The Brighton Rail-way Company 42

25 The Brighton Railway Company 42

26 The Broad Street Railroad Company 43

27 The Broadway and Bowery Bay Railroad Company 111-27 43

28 Broadway and Rockaway Beach Railway Company 45

29 The Broadway and Seventh Avenue Railroad Company 1-12 45

30 Broadway and Yonkers Patent Railway Company 51

31 Broadway Central Underground Railway Company 51

32 Broadway Ferry and Metropolitan Avenue Railroad Company.. IV-7 52

33 The Broadway, Lexington and Fifth Avenue Rail Road Company 53

34 Broadway Railroad Company 53

35 The Broadway Rail Road Company of Brooklyn IV-3 54

36 The Broadway Railway Company 1-15 66

37 The Broadway Surface Railroad Company 1-18 67

38 The Broadway Underground Connecting Railway Company 68

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39 The Broadway Underground Railway Company 68

40 Broadway Underground Railway Company 69

41 The Bronx Traction Company H-33 69

42 The Brook Avenue Railroad Company 72

43 Brooklyn and Brighton Beach Railroad Company IV-76 73

44 The Brooklyn and Canarsie Rail Road Company IV-50 75

45 Brooklyn and Canarsie Railroad Company IV-50 76

46 The Brooklyn and Coney Island Central Railroad Company 77

47 The Brooklyn and Coney Island Railroad Company 78

48 Brooklyn & Jamaica Bay Railway Company 78

49 The Brooklyn and Jamaica Railroad Company IV-37 79

50 The Brooklyn and Jamaica Railway Company IV-44 87

51 The Brooklyn and Jersey City Ferry Railroad Company 90

52 The Brooklyn and Long Island Cable Railway Company 90

53 The Brooklyn and Long Island City Railway Company 92

54 The Brooklyn and Long Island Trunk Line Railroad Company 92

55 Brooklyn and Montauk Railroad Company V-22 93

56 The Brooklyn and North River Railroad Company 11-17 94

57 The Brooklyn and Queens County Rail Road Company 96

58 The Brooklyn and Rockaway Beach Railroad Company IV-81 96

59 The Brooklyn and Rockaway Rail Road Company 100

60 The Brooklyn and Sea Shore Rail Road Company 100

61 Brooklyn and Suburban Street Railway Company 101

62 Brooklyn and Winfield Railway Company IV-1 101

63 Brooklyn Annex Street Railway Company 102

64 Brooklyn, Bath and Coney Island Rail Road Company IV-35 103

65 Brooklyn, Bath and Coney Island Railroad Company IV-40 106

66 Brooklyn, Bath and West End Railroad Company IV-42 109

67 The Brooklyn, Bergen Beach and Canarsie Railroad Company 117

68 The Brooklyn Bridge and South Ferry Railroad Company 118

69 Brooklyn Bridge and South Shore Railroad Company 118

70 The Brooklyn Bridge, Prospect Park and Eastern Railroad

Company 118

71 The Brooklyn, Bushwick and Queens County Railroad IV-8 120

72 The Brooklyn Cable Company IV-39 121

73 Brooklyn Cable Rail Road Company 123

74 Brooklyn Central and Jamaica Railroad Company IV-38 123

75 The Brooklyn Central Rail Road Company IV-43 125

76 The Brooklyn Central Rail Road Company 126

77 The Brooklyn City and Newtown Rail Road Company 111-33 127

78 The Brooklyn City and Ridgewood Rail Road Company IV-25 144

79 The Brooklyn City and Rockaway Rail Road Company 146

80 The Brooklyn City Elevated Railway Company 147

81 The Brooklyn City, Hunter's Point and Prospect Park Railroad

Company IV-20 147

82 The Brooklyn City Rail Road Company IV-24 148

83 The Brooklyn, Coney Island and Rockaway Railroad Company 185

84 Brooklyn Crosstown Railroad Company IV-21 186 Chart Page

85 The Brooklyn, East New York and Rockaway Railroad Com

pany 188

86 The Brooklyn Elevated & Atlantic Beach Rail Way Company 189

87 Brooklyn Elevated Railroad Company IV-62 190

88 Brooklyn Elevated Railway Company IV-67 198

89 Brooklyn Elevated Railway Construction Company 200

90 Brooklyn Elevated, Silent, Safety Railway Company IV-66 200

91 The Brooklyn, Flatbush and Coney Island Rail Road Company 201

92 The Brooklyn, Flatbush and Coney Island Rail Road Company 202

93 Brooklyn, Flatbush and Coney Island Railway Company IV-79 202

94 The Brooklyn, Flatbush and Rockaway Beach Railroad Com

pany 204

95 The Brooklyn, Fort Hamilton and Coney Island Rail Road

Company • • 204

96 The Brooklyn, Fort Hamilton and Coney Island Rail Road

Company 204

97 The Brooklyn, Fort Hamilton, Bath and Coney Island Rail

Road Company 205

98 The Brooklyn Heights Cable Railroad Company 205

99 The Brooklyn Heights Railroad Company IV-33 206

100 The Brooklyn, Mapleton, Van Pelt Manor and Bath Beach Rail

way Company 219

101 The Brooklyn, Middle Village and Jamaica Rail Road Company 219

102 The Brooklyn, Newtown and Bowery Bay Railroad Company 219

103 The Brooklyn, New York and Jersey City Terminal Railway

Company 221

104 The Brooklyn, Prospect Park and Flatbush Rail Road Company. 111-35 221

105 The Brooklyn, Prospect Park and Jamiaca Bay Rail Road

Company 222

106 Brooklyn, Queens County and Suburban Railroad Company... IV-9 223

107 The Brooklyn, Rockaway and Coney Island Railroad Company 231

108 The Brooklyn Steam Transit Company 232

109 Brooklyn Steam Transit Company 233

110 The Brooklyn Sub Railway Company 233

111 The Brooklyn Underground Rail Road Company 234

112 Brooklyn Union Elevated Railroad Company IV-68 234

113 Brooklyn, Winfield and Newtown Railway Company IV-2 243

114 The Broome and Delancey Street Crosstown Railroad Company 247

115 The Broome, Delancey and Spring Street Railway Company 247

116 The Bull's Head and Annadale Beach Railroad Company 248

117 Bush Terminal Railroad Company 111-40 248

118 The Bushwick Railroad Company IV-26 252

119 Calvary Cemetery, Greenpoint and Brooklyn Rail Road Com

pany - IV-23 259

120 Canarsie and Flatbush Railroad Company 26i

121 The Canarsie, Brooklyn and Winfield Railroad Company 26^

122 Canarsie Railroad Company IV-78 26*5

123 The Central Crosstown Railroad Company of New York 1-4 26o Chart Page

124 Central Elevated (Patented) Railway Company of the City of

New York 268

125 The Central Elevated Railway Company 269

126 The Central Park and Kings Bridge Rail Road Company 271

127 The Central Park, North and East River Railroad Company. .. 1-25 271

128 The Central Railroad Company of Long Island V-38 279

129 Central Rail Road Company of Staten Island 282

130 Central Railroad Company of Staten Island 282

131 The Central Tunnel Railroad Company 282

132 Chambers Street and Grand Street Ferry Railroad Company... 1-14 283

133 Chambers Street Cross-Town Railroad Company 284

134 Chambers Street Railroad Company 285

135 The Chambers Street Rail Road Company of the City of New

York 286

136 Christopher and Tenth Street Rail Road Company 1-3 286

137 Christopher Street & James Slip Ferry Railroad Company 289

138 Citizen's Railway Company 289

139 City and Suburban Railway Company 290

140 City Island Railroad Company 11-16 291

141 The City Line and Canarsie Rail Road Company 292

142 The City Railway Company of New York 293

143 The Columbia Street and Erie Basin Rail Road Company 293

144 Columbus & Ninth Avenue Railroad Company 1-1 294

145 The Concourse Railway Company 296

146 The Coney Island and Brooklyn Rail Road Company 111-38 296

147 The Coney Island & East River Railway Company IV-80 332

148 Coney Island and Gravesend Railway Company IV-54 333

149 The Coney Island and Rockaway Railway Company 339

150 The Coney Island Beach Railway Company 339

151 The Coney Island Centre and Safety Rails Elevated Railway

Company 340

152 Coney Island Electrical Railway Company 340

153 The Coney Island Elevated Railway Company IV-74 341

154 The Coney Island, Fort Hamilton and Brooklyn Railroad Com

pany IV-51 342

155 The Coney Island High and Low Water Mark Railroad Com

pany 346

156 The Coney Island, Sea View Elevated Railway Company 346

157 Coney Island, Sheepshead Bay and Ocean Avenue Rail Road

Company 347

158 The Coney Icl-^vl ourface Railroad Company 348

159 The Coney Island Surf Railroad Company 348

160 The Coney Island Transit Company 349

161 The Crescent Railway Company of Long Island City 349

162 The Cross Country Railroad Company 350

163 The Cypress Hills Railway Company 351

164 DeKalb Avenue & North Beach Railroad Company 111-36 352

j65 Division Avenue Railroad Company 354

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