American Experience

Grand Central Preview

Preview: Season 20 Episode 4 | 30s

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.

Aired: 02/03/08

Rating: NR

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