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American Experience | Grand Central Preview | PBS

Duration: 00:31
Program: American Experience #2004
Broadcast Date: Feb. 4, 2008

On February 1, 1913, more than 150,000 people eagerly rushed to Grand Central Terminal to gaze at New York City's newest landmark. A marvel of engineering, architecture, and vision, the new Beaux Arts structure on 42nd street housed an underground electric train station that would revolutionize the way people traveled and transform midtown Manhattan.

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Post Date: September 7, 2011