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Conquering Gotham

A Gilded Age Epic : the Construction of Penn Station and Its Tunnels
Jonnes, Jill, 1952- (Book - 2007 )
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Traces the epic story of the struggle to build Penn Station, describing how the nation's most powerful railroad tackled Tammany Hall corruption and the forces of nature to create a tunnel system linking Manhattan, New Jersey, and Long Island.

Baker
& Taylor

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.

Authors: Jonnes, Jill, 1952-
Statement of Responsibility: Jill Jonnes
Title: Conquering Gotham
a Gilded Age epic : the construction of Penn Station and its tunnels
Publisher: New York : Viking, 2007
Characteristics: xiv, 368 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p. [319]-354) and index
Subject Headings: Pennsylvania Station (New York, N.Y.) History 20th century Tunneling New York (State) New York History 20th century Railroad stations New York (State) New York History 20th century Historic buildings New York (State) New York History 20th century
Topical Term: Tunneling
Railroad stations
Historic buildings
LCCN: 2006050171
ISBN: 9780670031580
Branch Call Number: 385.314 J
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