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A listing of trolley, surface, subway and elevated lines that ran in Brooklyn

Atlantic Avenue RR
Bath & Coney Island
Broadway RR
Brooklyn Annex Street Ry
Brooklyn, Bath & Coney Island
Brooklyn, Bath & West End
Brooklyn & Brighton Beach Railway Co
Brooklyn, Bushwick & Queens County RR
Brooklyn, Canarsie & Rockaway Beach
Brooklyn City Development Corp
Brooklyn City Railroad Co
Brooklyn City & Newtown RR
Brooklyn Elevated Railroad Co
Brooklyn, Flatbush & Coney Island
Brooklyn, Fort Hamilton & Coney Island RR
Brooklyn Heights RR Co
Brooklyn & Jamaica Railroad Co
Brooklyn - Manhattan Transit Corp
Brooklyn & Montauk RR
Brooklyn & North River RR
Brooklyn & Queen Transit Corp
Brooklyn Queens County & Suburban RR
Brooklyn Rapid Transit Co
Brooklyn Rapid Transit System
Brooklyn & Rockaway Beach RR
Brooklyn Union Elevated RR

Canarsie Railroad
Coney Island & Gravesend Ry
Coney Island & Brooklyn RR
Coney Island Elevated
Flatbush Car Line (horse)
Kings County Electric RR
Kings County Elevated RR
Long Island & Canarsie Steam Railroads
Manhattan Bridge 3(cent) Line
Marine Railway Co of Manhattan Beach
Nassau Electric Railroad Co
New York & Brooklyn Bridge
New York, Brooklyn & Manhattan Beach Ry
New York & Coney Island RR
New York Consolidated Railroad
New York & Rockaway Beach Railway Co
New York & Sea Beach RR Co
Prospect Park & Coney Island Railroad Co
Prospect Park & South Brooklyn
Sea Beach Railway Co
Seaside & Brooklyn Bridge Co
Seaview Railroad
South Brooklyn Railway
Transit Development Corp (holding co)
Union Elevated Railroad Co
Van Brunt Street & Erie Basin

click here to view some stock certificates


The above information was gleaned from the following publications:
        Brooklyn Trolleys - James Greller & Edward Watson
        The Brooklyn Elevated - James Greller & Edward Watson
        Confessions of a Trolley Dodger from Brooklyn - Stan Fischler
        The Brooklyn and Rockaway Beach Railroad   The Canarsie Line - William Fausser
        When Brooklyn Was the World - Elliot Willensky
        The Subway - Stan Fischler
        Brooklyn Streetcars - Branford Electric Railway Association

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