These images are from the old subway bed under the Broad St. bridge that traverses the Genesee River in downtown Rochester, NY. This bridge section is actually built on top of an original early 19th century Erie Canal aqueduct that allowed canal boats to float above and cross the river about 15' above it. During this time the canal ditch ran right through downtown Rochester occupying what is now Broad St. When the canal was relocated south of the city center this section of the canal fell out of use and Broad St. was created atop of the shallow canal ditch. In the early 20th century a subway line utilized the now underground channel until it too became defunct in the 1950s. The abandoned section of the subway bed under the Broad St. bridge has most recently presented a palette for graffiti artists.