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Times Square, 1986

This video gives us a glimpse of what the New York City subway system looked like back in 1986, nearly 25 years ago. Shot with a 16mm film camera, the footage captures the bustling excitement of the Time Square station just a few years before the city’s Metropolitan Transit Authority implemented a “clean train” policy which removed all trains featuring graffiti tagging off the tracks for good.

Source: La MJC

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