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Encyclopedia > New York and Long Island Traction Company

The New York and Long Island Traction Company was a street railway company in Queens and Nassau County, New York, United States. It operated from New York City east to Freeport, Hempstead, and Mineola. a historic postcard showing electric trolley-powered streetcars in Richmond, Virginia, where Frank J. Sprague successfully demonstrated his new system on the hills in 1888 A streetcar is a railway vehicle designed to carry passengers on tracks, usually laid in city streets. ... Queens Borough in New York City, in yellow Queens is one of the five boroughs of New York City, USA. Geographically the largest borough in the city, Queens is home to many immigrants and two of New Yorks major airports. ... Nassau County is a suburban county in the New York Metropolitan Area east of New York City in the U.S. state of New York. ... Nickname: Big Apple, Gotham, NYC Location in the state of New York Coordinates: Country United States State New York Boroughs The Bronx Brooklyn Manhattan Queens Staten Island Settled 1613  - Mayor Michael Bloomberg (R) Area    - City 1,214. ... Hempstead is the name of some places in the State of New York, in the United States of America: Hempstead (village), New York Town of Hempstead, New York Category: ... Mineola is a village in Nassau County, New York, USA. The population was 19,233 at the 2000 census. ...


 
 

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