Early-Central-Station

Contributed by Bill Pollard
This view is of Calhoun Street, ca. 1913, looking east toward the station.

Contributed by Bill Pollard
This view shows a train (IC, no doubt) on track 9 of Central Station. Note that the stub platforms have been completed, but construction of the through platforms and sheds is still underway.

February 1915 Illinois Central Magazine
concerning the construction of
Grand Central Station and Track Elevation

Clipping from Commercial Appeal contributed by Bill Stong

Contributed by Bill Pollard
This Oct. 1914 view of Central Station still shows the construction company sign.

Bill Busler Contribution
View of the main waiting room of new Grand Central Station as it ppeared in the January 29, 1915 issue of Railway Age Gazette , see article below.

Bill Pollard Contribution
Close-up of the Train Board at Grand Central Station. Trains of IC, RI, and Y&MV are listed.

Contributed by Bill Pollard
From January 29, 1915 issue of Railway Age Gazette (as Word document)

Floor Plans provided by MATA
These plans are dated May 17, 1915.

Contributed by Bill Pollard
This view looks down on the train sheds in Oct. 1914.

Contributed by Bill Pollard
This view shows the concourse area in April, 1915.

Contributed by Bill Pollard
This enlargement of the scene above shows a Frisco 4-4-0 and an open platform observation.

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