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Two Brothers Documented The NYC Subway Construction, From 1900-1939

In 1900, contractor Rapid Transit Subway Construction Company embarked on the construction of the New York City subway system. Two brothers Pierre and Granville Pullis were assigned to document the progress of construction. They photographed the subway construction that continued from 1900-1939.

NYC Subway Construction

Workers in pump-chamber – The Bronx 1916

NYC Subway Construction

NYC Subway Construction

9th Street Subway entrance Brooklyn, 1910

NYC Subway Construction in 1900

Lexington Avenue between 105th and 106th Streets, Manhattan, 1913

NYC Subway Construction in 1900

NYC Subway Construction in 1900

NYC Subway Construction in 1920s