Secret subway : the fascinating tale of an amazing feat of engineering /

In 1869, Alfred Beach wanted to build America's first air-powered railway below New York City, but Boss Tweed, powerful politician and notorious crook, opposed. Working under night cover, Beach and his crew carved a three-hundred-foot tunnel beneath a department store. Before long, the project...

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Main Author: Sandler, Martin W.
Format: Book
Published:Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, c2009.
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Elmhurst College

Location: Children's Literature

Call Number: CL 388.428 S
Notes: Donated by The Oliver and Virginia Wetterau Endowed Book Fund
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