Thursday, July 25, 2013

Heavy Traffic: Images of the Automobile and New York City Congestion during the 1970s: Documerica Project Photos

Midtown traffic congestion and jaywalking pedestrians, in April of 1973. (Dan McCoy/NARA) # 

 Idled traffic heading north on Sixth Avenue (Avenue of the Americas) near 42nd street, April 1973.
An auto chassis, submerged in Jamaica Bay, near Breezy Point, in May of 1973.

Holland Tunnel traffic, backed up on Canal Street, in May of 1973.

6th Avenue and 32nd Street, New York City, April 1973. 

A traffic accident on a crowded street in Harlem, in May of 1973.

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