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        The Creation, Destruction, and Legacy of Penn Station: Its Heyday | American Experience

        In this media gallery from American Experience, learn about the engineering challenges involved in bringing railroad service to Manhattan at the beginning of the 20th century. Discover New York's Penn Station in its heyday during the first half of the 20th century, how it fostered suburban growth, and how it was threatened by the automobile and airplane. This resource is part of the American Experience collection.

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        The Creation, Destruction, and Legacy of Penn Station: Construction | American Experience

        See the construction of Pennsylvania Station and its importance as a private structure created for the public good.

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        The Creation, Destruction, and Legacy of Penn Station: Its Heyday | American Experience

        Discover New York's Penn Station in its heyday during the first half of the 20th century, how it fostered suburban growth, and how it was threatened by the automobile and airplane.

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        The Creation, Destruction, and Legacy of Penn Station | American Experience

        Discover how the construction of Penn Station, a private railroad for the pubiic good, and its subsequent decline and demolition created a legacy for landmark preservation in New York City.

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