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The Pennsylvania Railroad expansion east of the Hudson River into New York and New England is an intriguing story about how mega-projects got done at the beginning of the 20th... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Vince T
The history of the building of the PRR tunnels into Manhattan and the creation of the station fascinatingly told through the details of all the principals involved. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Ralph
For a building I never saw, the old Penn Station is much on my mind, particularly when I see buildings in Charlotte imitate one or another aspect of the... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Michael J. Fawcett
A great history about NYC and the great industrial giants of that time. The book is well written and factual. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Robert Ovelman
enjoyed reading all about the early RR challenges faced by what today, we seem to think existed forever. Read morePublished 10 months ago by thenightfly
This book met all my expectations and exceeded them too. The style of writing, the details and they way it was presented made reading and learning how this feat was accomplished... Read morePublished 14 months ago by SprLdr35
This book is written in a very scholarly style. It has a lot of information about old NY, its customs, its night life, etc. Read morePublished 18 months ago by L. Da Vinci
This is a terrifically written book about a fascinating topic. I have one major complaint though: the book's publisher has forgotten that "a picture is worth a thousand words. Read morePublished 20 months ago by Kevin Brubaker
Jill Jonnes brings us another interesting subject and another book laden with errors.
As I type this, I'm at the point where Jonnes introduces the turn-of-the-century... Read more