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In 1910, the Pennsylvania Railroad, led by the company's president, Alexander Cassatt, successfully accomplished the enormous engineering feat of building tunnels under New York City's Hudson and East Rivers, connecting the railroad to New York and eventually, via the Hell Gate Bridge, to New England, knitting together the entire eastern half of the United States. But just fifty-three years after the station'sopening, the unthinkable happened.

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Victor Farmington Library DVD 725.31 RIS (Text)
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781608830503
  • ISBN: 1608830500
  • Physical Description: 1 DVD, NTSC (approximately 60 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: DVD.
  • Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : [Publisher not identified], [2014?]
  • Distributor: [United States] : PBS Distribution

Content descriptions

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Title from container.
Formatted Contents Note:
A monument for the ages -- Railroads and real estate -- Building the tunnels -- Designing the station -- Opening Penn Station -- Destruction and legacy.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Produced by Randall MacLowry & Michael Rossi ; edited by Sabrina Zanella-Foresi ; directed and written by Randall MacLowry ; original music, John Kusiak & P. Andrew Willis ; cinematography, Stephen McCarthy & Jason Longo.
Participant or Performer Note:
Narrator, Michael Murphy.
Summary, etc.:
In 1910, the Pennsylvania Railroad, led by the company's president, Alexander Cassatt, successfully accomplished the enormous engineering feat of building tunnels under New York City's Hudson and East Rivers, connecting the railroad to New York and eventually, via the Hell Gate Bridge, to New England, knitting together the entire eastern half of the United States. But just fifty-three years after the station'sopening, the unthinkable happened.
System Details Note:
DVD; 5.1 surround; region 1.
Language Note:
Subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Subject: Pennsylvania Station (New York, N.Y.) > History > Videodiscs.
Railroad stations > New York (State) > New York > History > Videodiscs.
Railroads > New York (State) > New York > History > Videodiscs.
Genre: Documentary television programs.
Historical television programs.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
DVD-video discs.


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