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Accession number 2001.31
Collection Metro-North Collection
Object ID GCT-002
Object Name Album, Photograph
Date 1849-1920
Title Grand Central Historical
Scope & Content Volume of 65 black & white photographs and illustrations documenting the history of Grand Central Terminal from its origins as Grand Central Depot. Included are photos of Grand Central Depot (1871), Grand Central Station (1898), the Fourth Avenue Improvements and various other aspects of Grand Central's history. Also included are illustrations of the Hudson River Railroad Depot at Chambers Street and the station at 125th Steet in Harlem. Separate from the album are 4 black & white photo negatives (1 of which is a duplicate negative), 9 copy prints and 3 duplicate prints of images from the album.
Extent of Description one bound photograph album (65 black & white photos)
4 black & white photo negatives, 9 copy prints and 3 dupe prints
Level of description Album
Subjects Grand Central Depot -- Street Scenes -- Park Avenue -- Improvements
Grand Central Terminal -- Annex
Grand Central Terminal -- Grand Central Depot -- Exterior
Grand Central Terminal -- Grand Central Depot -- Interior
Grand Central Terminal -- History -- 1869-1917
Grand Central Terminal -- Interior Views -- Information Booth
Grand Central Terminal -- Interior Views -- Ticket Booth
Grand Central Terminal -- Interior Views -- Train Shed
Grand Central Terminal -- Park Avenue -- Improvements
Grand Central Terminal -- Street Scenes -- Park Avenue
Grand Central Terminal -- Yard
Grand Central Terminal -- Yard -- Construction
Hotels -- Grand Union Hotel -- 1885
Hotels -- Hotel Commodore
New York & Harlem Railroad
New York & Harlem Railroad -- Stations -- 125th Street Station
New York Central -- Electrification Project
New York Central -- Wagner Sleeping Car
New York Central -- Y.M.C.A.
Stations -- Chambers Street Depot -- 1868
Stations -- Madison Square Station -- 1856
Street Scenes -- Park Avenue -- Improvements
Station Grand Central Depot
Grand Central Station
Grand Central Terminal
Number of images 13.0