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Accession number 2000.41
Object ID GCT-I725
Collection Metro-North Collection
Date ca. 1950
Title Incoming Station Bulletin Board, Grand Central Terminal
Description "Jake" Bachtold checks the clock and station bulletin board in the incoming station at Grand Central Terminal. As Grand Central's official clock master, Bachtold was responsible for keeping the Terminal's many timepieces in order; he served in this position until 1954. Accuracy was essential -- errors in time were not tolerated.
Place New York, NY
People/ Corporations New York Central Railroad Company
Subjects Grand Central Terminal
Grand Central Terminal -- Employees
Grand Central Terminal -- Interior Views -- Timetable
Grand Central Terminal -- Interior Views -- Waiting Room
Clocks & watches
New York Central
New York Central -- Employees
Search Terms Clock
Clockmaster
Station Grand Central Station
Grand Central Terminal