Conquering Gotham

Conquering Gotham

A Guilded Age Epic : the Construction of Penn Station and Its Tunnels

Book - 2007
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Baker & Taylor
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.

Publisher: New York : Viking, 2007
ISBN: 9780670031580
0670031585
Branch Call Number: 385.314 JONNE
Characteristics: xiv, 368 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm

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