- Further Reading: Related Books and Websites
- Primary Resources: The Woodlawn Crash, 1907
- Primary Resources: Grand Central Terminal Opens, 1913
- Primary Resources: 20th Century Limited Streamliner Debuts, 1938
- Photo Gallery: Grand Central Through The Years
- Primary Resources: Park Avenue Tunnel Crash, 1902
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.