Grab Hold Memorabilia
Sold on an "as is", non-returnable basis.
This item is limited edition and membership/MTA employee discounts are not available.
Subway Car Handhold,Circa 1960-1970Thin, elongated, stirrup-shaped, stainless-steel handholds replaced metalhand-bars in new subway cars in the late-1950s and 1960s.
Handholds of this type (Ellcon Co. No. 45) were first installed in R26 passenger cars built in 1959-60, and were featured on all orders of new subway cars until the introduction of the R44s in 1971-72. These handholds were standard fixtures onthe "Redbirds" (R26, R28, R29, R33, R36), the last of which were taken out of passenger service in 2003.
Measures: 18 x 5.5 inches Weight: 3.15 lbs
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