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Rochester Subway

Modern Rochester Subway Map (16"x20")

Rochester Subway Map (16"x20")

16"x20" Rochester Subway Map (Rollover the image to zoom)
Frame not included.

The Rochester Subway
map, now in a more
compact 16"x20" size.

> See the larger 24"x36" version of this map.

Most people have no idea that Rochester, NY even had a subway. But from 1927 until 1956, red and cream colored trolley cars and four-car commuter trains rushed thru tunnels beneath downtown Rochester — above ground from the General Motors plant all the way to Elmwood Avenue and Rowlands. Known to most simply as the “Subway,” it was built to ease interurban traffic from the streets of Rochester. It also served as an interchange for the five railroads that entered the city and as a link to interurban lines serving the east and west.

There were several proposals in its final years that would have significantly expanded the line from downtown to Pittsford, Charlotte Beach, and the airport. The Subway was never really meant to die. This map shows how the system might have looked today – had it survived.

For a closer look at this map
rollover the image to the left.

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The Subway may be gone, but this large, 16"x20" map brings back a piece of Rochester’s history in spectacular color!

Find actual subway stops and landmarks (past and present). And, based on proposed lines, see where new subway stops may have one day been added!

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The Rochester Subway Map
Fun wall-art and a great conversation piece! Available in 24"x36" or 16"x20". This poster features a detailed article explaining the history, life, and eventual downfall of the Rochester Subway. Find out what remains of the subway today, and learn what might have been.

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Rochester Subway
Poster Combo

These two posters were made to hang side by side. Now you can buy the Modern and Oldstyle Rochester Subway Posters together for just $30... That’s a 25% savings!

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Rochester Subway
Poster + DVD Combo

An exclusive offer from and Animatus Studio! Purchase “The End of the Line - Rochester’s Subway” DVD and the Rochester Subway Poster together for just $45... That’s a 10% savings!

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RTC Token T-Shirt
This cool T-shirt sports a vintage RTC token on the front and the flip side of the token on the back. Choose from basic and organic t-shirts to hooded sweatshirts in any size and a variety of colors.

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City of Rochester, New York
Typographic Poster

An incredible piece of typographic art, straight from the pages of a 1910 atlas, and perfect for any modern Rochesterian to display proudly at home or in the office.

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About the Rochester Subway Poster...

¤ Black Radish Studio [ it ]
¤ Parkleigh [ it ]
¤ Poster Art [ it ]
¤ Rochester Public Library Store [ it ]

¤ Rochester Subway Poster Press Release
¤ Article by Otto M. Vondrak
¤ Design by Mike Governale

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¤ The End of the Line - Rochester's Subway, DVD
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