CHAMBERS CLOCK

I’d say there are still  a few dozen of these clocks still in use in the subways, especially on the BMT and IND where countdown clocks have not been installed (and won’t be for quite a few years). I wish I had a better view of the clockface so I could see if the manufacturer’s name was there. This one can be found in the Chambers of Horror — the BMT Chambers Street station under City Hall, featuring an abandoned platform that hasn’t seen so much as one broom in decades. Photo: Gary Fonville.

4/3/16


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4 Responses to CHAMBERS CLOCK

  1. Shaul Picker says:

    You can also see some at 71st Avenue/Continental.

  2. chris says:

    The Chambers street station has always creeped me out since I was a kid.
    Dark and gloomy like a Edgar Allen Poe story.Even the name is Poe-esque

  3. Moose says:

    I recently saw a couple of guys repairing the ones at the 86th St. 1 station (which also has ‘countdown clocks’)…

  4. Moose says:

    (Hope I’m not thinking of the B/C at 81st…??)

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