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Kurt C. Schlichting
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Grand Central's Engineer: William J. Wilgus and the Planning of Modern Manhattan

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Few people have had as profound an impact on the history of New York City as William J. Wilgus. As chief engineer of the New York Central Railroad, Wilgus conceived the Grand Central Terminal, the city’s magnificent monument to America’s Railway Age. Kurt C. Schlichting here examines the remarkable career of this innovator, revealing how his tireless work moving people and ...more
Hardcover, 296 pages
Published March 14th 2012 by Johns Hopkins University Press
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