Brooklyn Heights Railroad

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A Brooklyn Heights Railroad tower car from 1891.

The Brooklyn Heights Railroad was a street railway company in the U.S. state of New York.[1] It leased and operated the streetcar lines of the Brooklyn Rapid Transit Company, but started out with the Montague Street Line, a short cable car line connecting the Wall Street Ferry with downtown Brooklyn along Montague Street. Eliphalet Williams Bliss owned the railroad.[2]

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According to articles in the Brooklyn Daily Eagle, BHRR included the following lines between 1895 and 1899:

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The railroad also partially owned the Bridge Operating Company, a line across the Williamsburg Bridge that was also owned by New York Railways.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Homer Fink, Heights History: Brooklyn Heights Railroad, Brooklyn Heights Blog, USA, 27 September 2006.
  2. ^ Lords of Owls Head brownstoner.com