Planes, Trains, and Automobiles make for more than just a setting for a movie. If it moved, smugglers found a way to load it up with booze and bring it to market. Although plenty of trucks, trains, and people brought alcohol in to the city, it was hard to match the shipping industry when it came to smuggling. Ships from as far as England and the Caribbean came to sell their wares to New York mobsters, nearing pre-Prohibition numbers. Smugglers found clever ways to disguise their boats and their cargo, assuming they couldn’t just pay the police to look the other way.