46 Vintage Photos That Capture New Yorks Subway Since The 80s

Legendary New York-based way, documentary and street photographer Jamel Shabazz has been searching the stages of New York City for about 40 years now, reflecting its lifestyles, humors, manners, and social battles. Jamel Shabazz’s duty extends far beyond photography, it is pure sociological documentation which has immortalized decades of New York City’s culture.

In the early ’8 0s, Shabazz borrowed his mother’s inexpensive point and shoot camera, and with merely the basic knowledge of the ship he learned from his professional photographer father-god, started his photographic journey beginning with close friends and schoolmates. He objective up attaining the Big Apple his set, telling honest and uncovered legends through authentic images.

What better lane to capture the city’s vibrancy and diversity than starting where nationalities, cultures, and identities meet, the city’s lifeline- the metro. “The overwhelming majority of subjects I photographed have been complete strangers who I would gratify during my numerous jaunts on the civilize. I focused my lens on everything from students, police officer, the homeless, entertainers, and everyday people running about their business of the working day, ” Jamel Shabazz told Bored Panda .

In celebration of his effort, the Galerie Bene Taschen in Cologne( Germany) will be hosting his duty ‘City Metro, an investigate of New York City’s transit system through the eyes of Shabazz’ until February 2, 2019. The show contains 30 photograph that portrays his incredible endowment to integrate himself into urban living and captivate its unfiltered spirit.

“What I like most about the photo shoots, is meeting new friends and freezing historic and meaningful times in time. So many of the people I photographed 30 -4 0 years ago may have initially been unfamiliar to me, but as hour would overtake many of them became close friends, some even became love concerns, “ said Shabazz.

# 1 All Ears, NYC 1980

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# 2 The Trio, NYC 1980

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# 3 Fly Girl, NYC 2002

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# 4 Rush Hour, NYC 1988

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# 5 Back To The World, Crown Heights, Brooklyn, NYC 1982

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# 6 Untitled, Spanish Harlem, NYC 1980

Daddy'S Little Girls

# 7 The Love Connection, NYC 1982

Franklin Ave Train Station

# 8 A Frozen Moment, Bushwick, Brooklyn, NYC

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# 9 Soros For Life, Crown Heigths, Brooklyn, NYC 1981

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#10 A Time Before Starbucks, Brooklyn, NYC, Early 1980 ’s

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#11 Twin 1& Twin 2, Brooklyn, NYC 1980

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#12 Tougher Than Leather, Brooklyn, NYC 1980

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#13 Empathy, NYC 1980

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#14 The Last Look, NYC 1980

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#15 The Righteous Friend, NYC 1981

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#16 Daddy’S Little Girls, Crown Heights, Brooklyn, NYC 1980

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#17 Tougher Than Leather, Brooklyn, NYC 1980

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#18 The Violists, NYC 1997

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#19 Church Ladies, Harlem, NYC 1997

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#20 The Dream Girls, Brooklyn Bound J Train, NYC 2000

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#21 On The Uptown D Train, Flatbush, Brooklyn, NYC 1982

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#22 The Outside View, Brooklyn, NYC 1999

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#23 Young Girl, Brooklyn, NYC 1980

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#24 The Fox& The Wolf, Manhattan Bound F Train, NYC, Early 2000 ’s

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#25 Holding On, F Train, NYC, Mid 1980 ’s

Daddy'S Little Girls

#26 Mother And Daughters, NYC 1997

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#27 Secret Lovers, NYC 1997

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#28 If It Concerns You, Brooklyn NYC 1980

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#29 City Life, Brooklyn, NYC 1980

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#30 Tougher Than Leather, Brooklyn, NYC 1980

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#31 Rush Hour On The Brooklyn Bound J Train, Mid 1990 ’s

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#32 Tougher Than Leather, Brooklyn, NYC 1980

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#33 Sugar& Spice, NYC

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#34 Representing, Hempstead, NYC 2000

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#35 The Wisdom Bodies, Brooklyn, NYC, Early 1980 ’s

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#36 The Observer, Brooklyn, NYC 1982

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#37 Tougher Than Leather, Brooklyn, NYC 1980

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#38 Opposites Attract, NYC, 1990 ’s

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#39 Daddy’S Little Girls, Crown Heights, Brooklyn, NYC 1980

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#40 The Brooklyn Connection, The Franklin Ave Train Station, Nyc 1980

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#41 The Corner, East Flatbush, Brooklyn, NYC 1982

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#42 A Frozen In Time, Brooklyn, NYC, Early 1980 ’s

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#43 Old School Love, Brooklyn, NYC, Early 80 ’s

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#44 The Outside View, Brooklyn, NYC 1999

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#45 Daddy’S Little Girls, Crown Heights, Brooklyn, NYC 1980

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#46 Caught In Between, NYC 2000

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