Vintage Tea Party Rides Rails

Brooklyn tour guides held a "Tea Party" on a vintage train at the Second Avenue station in the Lower East Side Sunday afternoon. Come aboard.

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Costumed revelers ride an antique subway train during a "Vintage Tea Party" hosted by Levy's Unique New York tour group December 13, 2009 at the Second Avenue station on the Lower East Side. New York City Transit is running a special subway train with cars in service from the 1930's-1970's every Sunday this month from Manhattan to Queens complete with ceiling fans and wicker seats.
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Costumed revelers ride an antique subway train during a "Vintage Tea Party."
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People ride an antique subway train during a "Vintage Tea Party."
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A rider enjoys the nostalgia.
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Costumed reveler Charlie Niesenbaum rides the antique subway train.
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Teetotaling flappers?
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An old sign is displayed on an antique subway train during the "Vintage Tea Party"
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All aboard!
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An old school good time
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A worker in vintage gear.
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A lone incandescent bulb is all that illuminates costumed revelers riding after other bulbs briefly went out on an antique subway train during the "Vintage Tea Party."
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Regular folks were slightly freaked out.
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Old or new, always hold on to the pole.
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