National Geographic : 1939 Apr
Photograph courtesy Long Island Association GRAND CENTRAL PARKWAY SWEEPS EASILY THROUGH JAMAICA HILLSIDE Unique, as a "city," is Jamaica. Though it has over 175,000 people and would be well known if located somewhere out inthe Rockies, here itisonly asmall part of a borough of the City of Greater New York (page 415). It ranks fourth among American 'railroad centers inpassengers hauled. Besides enormous motor traffic, it is served by 751 daily railroad trains.