Jump and Jive on the Vintage Line
Jump and Jive on the Vintage Line
People donning early- and mid-20th century fashion stand in the doorway of a vintage MTA subway train, which only runs during the holidays, in Manhattan on Dec. 14, 2014. The event includes live jazz bands and dancing. (Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times)

People donning early- and mid-20th century fashion stand in the doorway of a vintage MTA subway train, which only runs during the holidays, in Manhattan on Dec. 14, 2014. The event includes live jazz bands and dancing. (Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times)

People watch the Scrub Board Serenaders jazz band perform on the Second Avenue station in Manhattan on Dec. 14, 2014. (Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times)

People watch the Scrub Board Serenaders jazz band perform on the Second Avenue station in Manhattan on Dec. 14, 2014. (Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times)

People donning early- and mid-20th century fashion dance while the Hot Jazz Jumpers band plays on the Second Avenue station in Manhattan on Dec. 14, 2014.  (Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times)

People donning early- and mid-20th century fashion dance while the Hot Jazz Jumpers band plays on the Second Avenue station in Manhattan on Dec. 14, 2014. (Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times)

People dance to the Hot Jazz Jumpers band on the Second Avenue station in Manhattan on Dec. 14, 2014. (Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times)

People dance to the Hot Jazz Jumpers band on the Second Avenue station in Manhattan on Dec. 14, 2014. (Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times)

People dance to the Hot Jazz Jumpers band on the Second Avenue station in Manhattan on Dec. 14, 2014. (Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times)

People dance to the Hot Jazz Jumpers band on the Second Avenue station in Manhattan on Dec. 14, 2014. (Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times)

People watch the Hot Jazz Jumpers band perform at the Second Avenue station in Manhattan on Dec. 14, 2014. (Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times)

People watch the Hot Jazz Jumpers band perform at the Second Avenue station in Manhattan on Dec. 14, 2014. (Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times)

People donning early- and mid-20th century fashion dance while the Hot Jazz Jumpers band plays on the Second Avenue station in Manhattan on Dec. 14, 2014. (Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times)

People donning early- and mid-20th century fashion dance while the Hot Jazz Jumpers band plays on the Second Avenue station in Manhattan on Dec. 14, 2014. (Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times)

People donning early- and mid-20th century fashion dance while the Hot Jazz Jumpers band plays on the Second Avenue station in Manhattan on Dec. 14, 2014. (Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times)

People donning early- and mid-20th century fashion dance while the Hot Jazz Jumpers band plays on the Second Avenue station in Manhattan on Dec. 14, 2014. (Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times)

People donning early- and mid-20th century fashion dance while the Hot Jazz Jumpers band plays on the Second Avenue station in Manhattan at Dec. 14, 2014. (Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times)

People donning early- and mid-20th century fashion dance while the Hot Jazz Jumpers band plays on the Second Avenue station in Manhattan at Dec. 14, 2014. (Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times)

(Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times)

(Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times)

People donning early- and mid-20th century fashion stand in the doorway of a vintage MTA subway train, which only runs during the holidays, in Manhattan on Dec. 14, 2014. The event includes live jazz bands and dancing. (Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times)

People donning early- and mid-20th century fashion stand in the doorway of a vintage MTA subway train, which only runs during the holidays, in Manhattan on Dec. 14, 2014. The event includes live jazz bands and dancing. (Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times)

People donning early- and mid-20th century fashion dance while the Hot Jazz Jumpers band plays on the Second Avenue station in Manhattan on Dec. 14, 2014. (Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times)

People donning early- and mid-20th century fashion dance while the Hot Jazz Jumpers band plays on the Second Avenue station in Manhattan on Dec. 14, 2014. (Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times)

People donning early- and mid-20th century fashion dance while the Hot Jazz Jumpers band plays at the Second Avenue station in Manhattan at Dec. 14, 2014. (Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times)

People donning early- and mid-20th century fashion dance while the Hot Jazz Jumpers band plays at the Second Avenue station in Manhattan at Dec. 14, 2014. (Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times)

People donning early- and mid-20th century fashion stand in the doorway of a vintage MTA subway train, which only runs during the holidays, in Manhattan on Dec. 14, 2014. The event includes live jazz bands and dancing. (Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times)

People donning early- and mid-20th century fashion stand in the doorway of a vintage MTA subway train, which only runs during the holidays, in Manhattan on Dec. 14, 2014. The event includes live jazz bands and dancing. (Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times)

People donning early- and mid-20th century fashion dance while the Hot Jazz Jumpers band plays on the vintage M subway train that only runs on Sunday during the holidays in New York on Dec. 14, 2014. (Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times)

People donning early- and mid-20th century fashion dance while the Hot Jazz Jumpers band plays on the vintage M subway train that only runs on Sunday during the holidays in New York on Dec. 14, 2014. (Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times)

People donning early- and mid-20th century fashion dance while the Hot Jazz Jumpers band plays on the vintage M subway train that only runs on Sunday during the holidays in New York on Dec. 14, 2014. (Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times)

People donning early- and mid-20th century fashion dance while the Hot Jazz Jumpers band plays on the vintage M subway train that only runs on Sunday during the holidays in New York on Dec. 14, 2014. (Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times)

A woman dons early- and mid-20th century fashion in front of a vintage MTA subway train, which only runs during the holidays, in Manhattan on Dec. 14, 2014. The event includes live jazz bands and dancing. (Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times)

A woman dons early- and mid-20th century fashion in front of a vintage MTA subway train, which only runs during the holidays, in Manhattan on Dec. 14, 2014. The event includes live jazz bands and dancing. (Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times)

People donning early- and mid-20th century fashion dance while the Hot Jazz Jumpers band plays on the vintage M subway train that only runs on Sunday during the holidays in New York on Dec. 14, 2014. (Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times)

People donning early- and mid-20th century fashion dance while the Hot Jazz Jumpers band plays on the vintage M subway train that only runs on Sunday during the holidays in New York on Dec. 14, 2014. (Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times)

People donning early- and mid-20th century fashion dance while the Hot Jazz Jumpers band plays on the vintage M subway train that only runs on Sunday during the holidays in New York on Dec. 14, 2014. (Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times)

People donning early- and mid-20th century fashion dance while the Hot Jazz Jumpers band plays on the vintage M subway train that only runs on Sunday during the holidays in New York on Dec. 14, 2014. (Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times)

A cat from Scrub Board Serenaders pauses after a performance on the vintage M subway train that only runs on Sunday during the holidays in New York on Dec. 14, 2014. (Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times)

A cat from Scrub Board Serenaders pauses after a performance on the vintage M subway train that only runs on Sunday during the holidays in New York on Dec. 14, 2014. (Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times)

A little boy dressed in 1930's clothing, collects money for a band at the the Second Avenue station in Manhattan on Dec. 14, 2014. (Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times)

A little boy dressed in 1930's clothing, collects money for a band at the the Second Avenue station in Manhattan on Dec. 14, 2014. (Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times)

The joint was jumping on Second Avenue station on the M train, as guys and dolls donning early- and mid-20th century fashion were transported back in time. They danced on a vintage subway car that runs on Sundays during December.

Bass, trumpets, and percussion rang down the platform as ladies were twirled and swung around by their partners to the tunes of Scrub Board Serenaders and Hot Jazz Jumpers.

As the vintage train approached the platform for the first time, people hollered and cheered as the jiving crew continued their party on the train.

Commuters were met with a pleasant surprise when they suddenly found themselves in an “out of the world” experience.

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