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Carousel at Grand Central Terminal, New York
By Gerry Bay

I took the train into New York yesterday and, to my surprise,
workmen were assembling a large carousel inside Grand Central Station.

Apparently, it is newly built by students at the School for Visual
Arts and, rather than horses, it has various historical figures.
It is unclear as to whether it will have a voice or not.  It will
be there from August 6 to September 9 and you can find out more at

It would be interesting to learn more about the genesis of this project
and what, if anything, they will do about a band organ.  Unfortunately,
I live in RI and won't be back during this time frame.

Gerry Bay

(Message sent Tue 3 Aug 1999, 17:26:52 GMT, from time zone GMT-0400.)

Key Words in Subject:  Carousel, Central, Grand, New, Terminal, York

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