A NYC Transit worker at the Euclid Avenue station.
NYC Transit President Andy Byford
On the Euclid Avenue platform waiting for the R-42.
The R-42s will be disposed of later this year after the car's last run on Wednesday.
Waiting for the Lindsay-era train cars.
The A line runs from 207th Street in Manhattan to Far Rockaway.
A vintage New York City Transit sign.
Inside the conductors' area through a window on an R-42 train car.
The R-42 ran on the A line for its last run, but was mostly seen on the J and Z lines in its final days.
The R-42s were built by the St. Louis Car Company.
The R-42s were the second oldest type of train car in the subway system.
The R-42 ran along the A line Wednesday morning.
Riders look out the window on an R-42.
The R-42 went to Far Rockaway.
An incoming R-42 train car on the A line.
The last ride started at Euclid Avenue in Brooklyn.
A conductor smiles at a subway stop.
Two R-42s once featured in the film "The French Connection" will be added to the Transit Museum's vintage collection.
NYC Transit President Andy Byford with other riders.
An officer and subway riders at a stop on the A line for the R-42's last ride.
Transit enthusiasts flocked to the A line for the R-42's last run.
A window of an R-42 from the platform.
R-42s date back to 1969.
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