New York City sells old subway equipment like tokens and signs. Here are some of the best vintage transit items you can buy
Graham RapierFeb 15, 2019, 10.20 PM
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Most New Yorkers can't get out of the subway to their home fast enough.
But for those that are enamored with the system and it's history, the system's operating agency, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, sells old items as a way to help make up for its massive - and growing - operating deficit.
The list is updated each month with new items, which can range from old station signs, to benches, strip maps from trains, and more.
We perused through the list to check out some of the coolest items for sale. Here's what we found: