In Grand Central Terminal, Schlichting traces the history of this spectacular building, detailing the colorful personalities, bitter conflicts, and Herculean feats of engineering that lie behind its construction. Construction is shown in 82 halftone photographs and six line drawings. Schlichting concludes with an account of the New York Central's decline. More than just a history of a train station, this 7 1/4 x 10 1/4", 208-page hardcover is the story of a city and an age.
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