Vintage Photograph from 1941 Shows New York City Commuters in Grand Central Terminal

Grand Central Station - 1941
Grand Central Station - 1941
Photo: OldSchoolCool

This great vintage photograph from 1941 shows commuters in the Main Concourse of Grand Central Terminal in Midtown Manhattan. Captured in early-morning, long shadows are formed from the streams of light pouring in through the east-facing windows. Here is the same view today, mostly looking the same except for the addition of the eastern staircase which was added in the 1990s:

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Matt enjoys exploring the City's food scene with his Wife and the outdoors with their dog. He is an avid marathon runner, and spends most of his time eating, running, and working on cool stuff.

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