Conquering Gotham: Building Penn Station and Its Tunnels

Conquering Gotham

Building Penn Station and Its Tunnels

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ISBN10: 0143113240 ISBN13: 9780143113249 Publisher: Penguin Group USA Published: Mar 25 2008 Pages: 368 Weight: 0.76lbs. Height: 8.50" Width: 5.50" Depth: 1.00" Language: English

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Traces the epic story of the struggle to build Penn Station, in a narrative account that describes how the nation's most powerful railroad tackled Tammany Hall corruption, the machinations of labor agitators, and the forces of nature in order to create a tunnel system linking Manhattan, New Jersey, and Long Island. Reprint.

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