Grand Central Parkway sweeps through Jamaica Hill. 1939

 


Unique as a "city" is Jamaica. Though it has over 175,000 people and would be well known if located somewhere in the Rockies, here it is only a small part of a borough of the City of Greater New York. It ranks fourth among American railroad centers in passengers hauled. Besides enormous motor traffic, it is served by 751 daily railroad trains.

Photo: The National Geographic Magazine | Zetu Harrys Collection

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