|Title||[Staten Island Rapid Transit railway station, South Beach]|
|Object Name||Print, Photographic|
|Collection||Staten Island Geographic Collection|
Original B&W print. View of the railroad station at South Beach, Staten Island. There is a small one-story building at left, and an open-sided structure over the railroad tracks in the center of the image. Sign on the roof of the structure: "STATEN ISLAND RAPID TRANSIT / RAILWAY STATION." Sign on the building at left: "SOUTHFIELD BEACH R.R. / MIDLAND BEACH." Men, women, and children are walking along the sidewalk, having apparently just gotten off a train. Handwritten inscriptions along the top edge: "BUILT 1895" and "1900." Handwritten inscription in pencil on reverse: "Staten Island Rapid Transit / R.R. Station / 152."
(Keywords: New York City, Early Twentieth Century, SIRT)
|Print size||4.5 x 6.625|
|Acquisition||Gift of Edwin Skinner|
|Ownership and History||This is one of a group of photographs donated to the Historical Society in 1952 by Edwin H. Skinner, who for many years was manager of the Staten Island Beach Land Improvement Company in South Beach.|
|Lexicon Sub-category||Documentary Artifact|
Skinner, Edwin H.
|Support Acknowledgment||Online Collections Database record made possible by the Staten Island Historical Society, April 2017.|
|Legal Status||Items represented here are from the collections of the Staten Island Historical Society. Materials reproduced for personal non-commercial use must credit the Staten Island Historical Society. Commercial licensing is available.|