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Accession number 2001.31
Object ID GCT-MSS/01-G
Collection Metro-North Collection
Date c.1920 (1832-c.1915 )
Title An Unpublished History of Grand Central Terminal and New York Railroads.
Description Microfilm copy print of microfilm master negative with object ID number: GCT-MSS/01-F. Microfilm copy of GCT-MSS/01-B (see Related).

Scope:

Grand Central Terminal, New York City : History of its Development and Construction. Vol. I and Vol. 2 : The Historical Approach 1831-1903.


2 volume (two part) history with illustrations and original photography dealing with both the history of New York Central (NYC) and its predecessors, as well as Grand Central Terminal (GCT) and Its predecessors; Grand Central Depot (GCD) and Grand Central Station (GCS).

A scrupulously documented history comprised of 215 Typed pages, plus a 13 page Appendix, with 77 illustrations, charts, diagrams, maps, etc.

From Preface: "This work deals, primarily, with the constructions of the New Grand Central Terminal ...It aims to trace its historical development, not for the sake of the antiquarian, but to give a connected story of the railroads, in New York City, for which the Terminal was built.

Many Stories have been written regarding the New York and Harlem, The Hudson River, The New York Central and The New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroads; these, however, deal with some particular subject, but have never treated any of the railroads as a complete story. To meet this want this information has been compiled."
Photographer Association for Information and Image Management (AIIM)
Subjects Grand Central Depot -- History
Grand Central stations -- History
Grand Central Terminal -- History
Grand Central Terminal -- History -- 1832 - c. 1915
Hudson River Railroad -- History -- 1846
New York & Harlem Railroad -- stations -- Tryon Row stations, New York
New York And Harlem Railroad -- History - 1831
New York and New Haven Railroad -- History -- 1848
New York Central -- History -- 1832 - c. 1915
Railroads -- Harlem Railroad
Railroads -- History
Railroads -- Hudson River Railroad
Railroads -- New Haven Railroad
Railroads -- New York Railroad
stations -- Chambers Street Depot -- 1868
Search Terms Grand Central Terminal
Metro-North Railroad