Welcome to Cornerspotter, Curbed's game in which you try to identify the location and/or identity of a particular building or streetscape in a historic photograph. Impress us and your fellow Curbed readers with your uncanny insight into New York City and its past!
This century-old photo includes a portion of one bygone train line that at the time had been recently extended?and it was a special part, too, because passengers were afraid of derailments as cars careened around the curve at a 90-degree angle. On that particular line, in fact, such a scary turn happened twice. What was the name of the train line, and which feared intersection is pictured here?
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