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Grand Central Terminal

Railroads, Engineering, and Architecture in New York City

by Kurt C. Schlichting

  • 44 Want to read
  • 26 Currently reading

Published by The Johns Hopkins University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American history: c 1800 to c 1900,
  • American history: from c 1900 -,
  • Public buildings: civic, commercial, industrial, etc,
  • Social history,
  • Trains & railways: general interest,
  • 20th century,
  • c 1800 to c 1900,
  • New York (State),
  • Railroad Engineering,
  • Railroads,
  • History - U.S,
  • Railroads - History,
  • Transportation,
  • New York,
  • History - General,
  • United States - 20th Century (1900-1945),
  • History / United States / General,
  • New York City,
  • History,
  • Conservation and restoration,
  • Grand Central Terminal (New Yo,
  • Railroad terminals

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages264
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7870627M
    ISBN 100801865107
    ISBN 109780801865107


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