In this gripping narrative, Jonnes tells the fascinating story of the struggle to connect New York City to the rest of the nation and the high-stakes drama that pitted the money and will of the nation's mightiest railroad against the machinations of labor agitators.

Conquering Gotham: A Gilded Age Epic: The Construction of Penn Station and Its Tunnels 2007, Viking Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780670031580