The scary subways of 1979 New York, the year the Guardian Angels were formed

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The Guardian Angels are back in the subway, but this is what the NYC subways looked like when the group was started in 1979.

This vintage PIX 11 report is terrifying — two murders in the subway in a day, and 11 homicides in 1979 as of June 14.

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