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Grand Central"s engineer William J. Wilgus and the planning of modern Manhattan by Kurt C. Schlichting

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Published by The Johns Hopkins University Press in Baltimore .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Buildings, structures,
  • Transportation engineering,
  • Grand Central Terminal (New York, N.Y.),
  • Civil engineers,
  • Biography,
  • History

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementKurt C. Schlichting
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTA140.W54 S35 2012
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24885449M
ISBN 101421403021
ISBN 109781421403021
LC Control Number2011019913

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