You'll Enjoy This Picture Of New York's 2nd Avenue From 1861...

A Twitter user called @NewYorkologist recently tweeted the image below. It’s described as “Second Avenue Looking North From 42nd Street, 1861 – Egbert L. Viele (MCNY).”

For reference, from Google Streetview, here’s what the same intersection looks like today:

(It’s easy to imagine where the rocks went. But how about the hill? Is that it in the background?)

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