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By Branford Electric Railway Association

in the summertime of 1854, the Brooklyn urban Railroad opened 4 separate streetcar traces. The traces have been brought the following a number of years ahead of they have been dropped at better towns, reminiscent of Baltimore, Boston, and Philadelphia, demonstrating the city's modernization and ingenuity. From its first advent, Brooklyn had one of many nation's biggest city transit platforms. With the appearance of streetcars, the inhabitants in Brooklyn grew from approximately 139,000 to over 2.5 million by the point streetcars have been retired. the road railway mixed mobility with innovation, prompting one-third of recent York City's inhabitants to name Brooklyn home.

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