Pennsylvania Station, New York.

Title:

Pennsylvania Station, New York.

Format:

Prints

Publisher:

Samuel O. Dunn, "The Problem of the Modern Terminal," Scribner's Magazine, October 1912, vol. LII-42, 436.

Date:

ca. 1912

Street Address:

West 28th Street on the South, Seventh and Eighth Avenues on the East, West 43rd Street on the North, and the Hudson River on the West

Photographer/Artist:

Unknown

Description:

The signal and switch tower in the yard at the west end of the station, showing overhead rails which supplement the third rail on the ground for carrying over switches. Entrance to the tunnels under the Hudson River can be seen in the middle distance. The area is commonly called the Hudson Yards.

Subjects:

  • Pennsylvania Station (New York, N.Y.)
  • Railroad yards--New York (State)--New York.
  • Urban transportation--New York (State)--New York.
  • Hudson Yards (New York, N.Y.)
  • Midtown Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)

Rights:

Copyright Seymour B. Durst Old York Library Collection, Avery Architectural & Fine Arts Library, Columbia University.

Collection:

Seymour B. Durst Old York Library.

Contributing Institution:

City University of New York. Graduate School and University Center, Mina Rees Library.

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