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Inside New York City's Most Secret Basement | World's Strangest

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Do you know what lies deep below New York's Grand Central Terminal? Almost no one who passes through every day has any idea what is underneath their feet. | For more World's Strangest, visit http://www.sciencechannel.com/tv-shows/worlds-strangest/#mkcpgn=ytsci1 Catch World's Strangest Tuesdays at 8/7c on Science Channel! Subscribe to Science Channel! | http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=sciencechannel Check out SCI2 for infinitely awesome science videos. Every day. | http://bit.ly/SCI2YT Download the TestTube app! | http://testu.be/1ndmmMq
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Text Comments (415)
Volk ans Gewehr (2 days ago)
God rest the two heroes.
Daniel Tigges (3 days ago)
What a load of crap
Paul Lorenzini (4 days ago)
Good job you spies. jerkbags.
Jay Minasi (6 days ago)
i read a book about the nazis and i wouldn't believe this propoganda
Solar Solar (7 days ago)
DC lines now connect low-cost hydroelectric resources in northern Canada to U.S. markets. DC has long been used for underwater electric transmission. A line already is in place under Long Island Sound, chrome-extension://oemmndcbldboiebfnladdacbdfmadadm/https://www.energy.gov/sites/prod/files/oeprod/DocumentsandMedia/primer.pdf
777jones (12 days ago)
Why do trains use relatively low voltage DC power? Is there a single reason? Seems pointless. The voltage is still high enough to kill people.
Mean Bean Productions (15 days ago)
Not only is this non-factual, it looks like hot garbage. Jesus, guys, get something besides a fish-eye lens!
norman gates (15 days ago)
I took a tour there back in 1984 with the Electric Railroaders' Assoc. I have taken pictures down there including a rotary converter in operation.
Bootsy Mouser (15 days ago)
Just phoney baloney to hide the truth....this is where they kept "Hellboy".
Dave Pawson (16 days ago)
Fake news!
Sergey Adyasov (18 days ago)
Not really secret anymore is it
Nuke LA (18 days ago)
Fucking stupid....the public has a right to know you dumb jew bagel fucks..
coolguyabc21 (19 days ago)
Is this where they made captain America?
Roman Hook (20 days ago)
Chuck Schumer's basement full of naked little boys and billy goats is even more secret.
M Ray (20 days ago)
Crock of shit video.
Harry (20 days ago)
de bunked by science
Nancy Desch (20 days ago)
Indianapolis, Indiana never has had any electric trains travelling through it as far as I know.  Regular trains maybe but not electric.  We had street cars and trackless trollies then regular city buses but never electric trains.  But how in the daylights did they get all of that equipment down there anyway?
Merle Morrison (22 days ago)
you can't send DC current that far!
wide awake (24 days ago)
Also, bullshit, lies and propaganda........This is not worth watching.......BTW, HITLER WAS RIGHT!
wide awake (24 days ago)
Big nose.
picassogilamonster (25 days ago)
Bull crap and balderdash
Driven home (28 days ago)
Fake History...
Bry 117 (1 month ago)
How is this secret?
Robert G (1 month ago)
How stupid. More bull shit from retards.
NEWYORK BOSS (1 month ago)
This video looks so fake by the movement how slow uts going wit the elevator 😁😁😁
WaterlooUploader (1 month ago)
The map, at 1:23 shows, shows the "metro north network" electrical system, operating in Canada, north of Lake Erie. These lines were always Canadian owned. The map shows lines from Niagara Falls, ON, in the east, to Windsor and Sarnia, ON, in the west. These rail lines lines were always diesel-powered. Even if these electrical power had been used, the idea of the DC power being sourced from New York is outlandish. The historian in this video describes what is truly a fascinating and historic place. However, the purported journalism is seriously deficient in facts.
TRX250R FOR LIFE (1 month ago)
And the great John Cullen mystery continues.........
Y. Delgado (1 month ago)
Boooo 👎 lol I lived in NYC for the majority of my life and just recently moved to FL and I have to say that Iv seen much more surprising things at 13 lol than this freaking video lol. In addition, I must say that the world is running out of great things to see, that makes people and even news broadcasters to lie/make up thing so that the public would have some type of interest for views. So sad but teue. Thats why this world now has so many problems and its so hard to find honest people/companies these days. 80% are full of shit!!!! With there evil agendas!!!!! Enough said as this subject when I really think of it gets me really sad and upset. I say the only people this might surprise is someone who has never ever had a TV or maybe a 10 year old far, far from Alaska lol even then these days lol its hard to say :)
EmmMacken (1 month ago)
so
Joe A (1 month ago)
Video demonstrates how much the Media is pure S**T!! The substation DID NOT supply the whole NE rail network, just Grand Central and rails up to Westchester County, at the furthest. After that the rail network was a model of De- centralized control. The biggest sensational, scary story today? People actually BELIEVE the Media!!!!
Dave Pawson (1 month ago)
Discovery channel called. They need another idiot.
James Ryan (1 month ago)
I see a "Jewish" person controls even this.
Dodgen Francis (1 month ago)
Good sci-fi, eh?
arthur zaoutsos (1 month ago)
americans allways overexagerate the importance of some so called secretthing especially when you can see it on discovery chanel
b3j8 (1 month ago)
This is crap! First of all the only electrified portions of railroad at that time were in the NE between New York and Washington and then further north into Connecticut. AC at 11000 volts was used. DC was used on short sections earlier in time.
Mark D (1 month ago)
Fuck New York for being a sanctuary city. Were being invaded anyway because the state doesn't respect the laws.
Smug Smugly (1 month ago)
Probably smells like a turd factory down there.
Diedert Spijkerboer (1 month ago)
America didn't declare war on Germany in 1941, it was the other way around.
Adidas Man44 (1 month ago)
Fake!!! Tell me how a sub going to blast threw bedrock miles away from a building??? It is crazy within itself!!!
kieran wizzard (2 months ago)
Didn't Germany declare war on the US after Japan? Pretty sure the US didn't declare war.
Fay Ryuujin (2 months ago)
a TV show like the many that people get all their information from and they end up idiots with bad information, just like Fox viewers
Sir Hats (2 months ago)
Not so secret anymore
gerald menard (2 months ago)
That’s what the FBI is for, so listen up Comey, Obama, Clinton, Müller...
dave idmarx (2 months ago)
The narrator sounds like this: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vnUv2fhFy5E
Robert Drinkall (2 months ago)
Something doesn't add up here, DC current would not be used over any distance, everone knows AC is far better for long distance use. Why shoot someone who enters a generator room? Lastly America did not declare war on Germany, Germany declared war on America.
Joseluis Mariscalreyes (2 months ago)
It's my grandpa Jesus Christ all machines
Joseluis Mariscalreyes (2 months ago)
In underground
Joseluis Mariscalreyes (2 months ago)
Fuck you friendly fire everybody liutenent salkins
Joseluis Mariscalreyes (2 months ago)
Not in America underground JoséLuis Mariscalreyes government
Joseluis Mariscalreyes (2 months ago)
LAPD cousin
Joseluis Mariscalreyes (2 months ago)
What are you holding FBI
Joseluis Mariscalreyes (2 months ago)
Professional
Joseluis Mariscalreyes (2 months ago)
Destroyed everybody
Joseluis Mariscalreyes (2 months ago)
That machines
Joseluis Mariscalreyes (2 months ago)
With rights or money for earthquake I onwed I know how control the world with earthquake 1908
Joseluis Mariscalreyes (2 months ago)
Into the underground
Joseluis Mariscalreyes (2 months ago)
My territory
Joseluis Mariscalreyes (2 months ago)
Passport and transcripts you're fired
Joseluis Mariscalreyes (2 months ago)
It's Mexican American country citizen have the right too control my real American country I owned it
Joseluis Mariscalreyes (2 months ago)
Jesus Christ
Joseluis Mariscalreyes (2 months ago)
America my grandpa
Joseluis Mariscalreyes (2 months ago)
California National guard Angel Gate liutenent JoséLuis Mariscalreyes Gorilla patch
Joseluis Mariscalreyes (2 months ago)
Earth quake could kill everybody
peter collins (3 months ago)
Almost every single thing that this "historian" says is not true. From the area that is served by this facility ( a small area in NYC) to the story of the saboteurs to Metro North running trains to the midwest is sheer bullshit. Spread it on the garden and you'd have great tomatoes.
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Maxim Edwards (3 months ago)
Most secret??????.
Larry Ridgeway (4 months ago)
This guy is a jew.
Sterling Archer (4 months ago)
Laughable, fake news!! Lmao
T L (4 months ago)
If its so secret, how come its on a fucking youtube LOL
WeTube (4 months ago)
One Love
Truth Channel 1.618 (4 months ago)
Nikola Tesla made those tunnels..
lanswipe (4 months ago)
"aydolf hitler" ...no.
Jef Damen (4 months ago)
I thought the russians were fighting against the germans?
MrWizardofozzz (4 months ago)
Have you people lost your minds..?? Hitler had many, many things to worry about, but this..?? This was hardly one of them, it's embarrassing that people actually still believe in that.. It is more believeable that this was propaganda from the US government to scare people into believing in a foreign attack on US soil was imminent to justify going to war.. At least we know now that the government back then did use propaganda..
lisa starves (4 months ago)
What.. its elite THING going on.. man..
Philip Lynch (4 months ago)
You can't transport direct current over that large rail network from that basement alone. It's more efficient to use AC current to cover distance. Doesn't add up.
Matthew Mason (5 months ago)
Why don’t they talk about this huge part of history in school SMFH
Vance Elliott (5 months ago)
Anyone that knows basic electrical circuits will know that DC current doesn't travel long distances efficiently. i.e. there's a bunch of these generators for the different regions. i.e. these reporters are way off.
Bass Pro37 (5 months ago)
I did not see anyone with guns walking around. I call a whole load of bullshit. Cool place but they are not giving the right info.
hibob418 (5 months ago)
The guy hosting the tour is notorious for, shall we say, amplifying his stories. He hosted NBC when they toured the mysterious platform below the Waldorf Astoria and inflated details of FDR and his "secret train." Lots of facts in this video just dead wrong
Alex Scher (5 months ago)
So why is this place a state secret?
iceberg789 (5 months ago)
captured them and killed them ....
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Mike351025 (5 months ago)
Makes you wonder what other made man caves and tunnels we dont know about
CalvinsWorld (5 months ago)
JUST HOW DID THEY GET ALL THESE FACTS WRONG??
thedelta445 (5 months ago)
Elaborate, what information is wrong and what is the right information?
TheMost Random (5 months ago)
Go to area51 the goverment say it abandoned
youtouzz (5 months ago)
Now that's not secret
Teena Kay (5 months ago)
It's not a secret anymore .lol
thedelta445 (5 months ago)
2 questions, do you live in the 40s (ww2)? and did YouTube exist in ww2?
Steve Ciarico (6 months ago)
There is oodles and oodles of scrap copper and silver there.
Pyroman / (6 months ago)
Lol
Baron Von Grijffenbourg (6 months ago)
Ugh, I hate it when Hitler's goons come to throw sand in my super secret rotary convertors. It gets EVERYWHERE!
Michael Peno (6 months ago)
As incorrect as this video is I'd still like to visit that bunker. How freakin impressive.
SuperSix Delta (6 months ago)
1:46 - more fake news. America didn't declare war on Germany in 1941. It was the other way around. Germany declared war on America after it's Axis partner, Japan bombed Pearl Harbor. More evidence why people should never trust anything they see on crappy internet channels like this.
Kane from the ballas (6 months ago)
how did Nazis even get to the USA without being detected in the first place?
Lou Fuddrucker (6 months ago)
https://youtu.be/_qx_hsNYD2w
Cheeky Nham (6 months ago)
Who were the spies, and what was it like working around ionizing radiation?
Dave Gill (6 months ago)
WHy were German spys executed during WW2 but not Communist Jewish Spys during the Cold War? We let Rudolf Abel of the Cambridge 5 go. We even set up Gary Francis Powers to fall on purpose in order to get RUdolf safley back to Russia. America helped the COmmunists the entire fucking time!
Nate A (6 months ago)
new york's "most secret basement" wouldn't have a video on youtube about it...
Matt C (6 months ago)
Back when the FBI worked for the people, unlike today.
Chance (6 months ago)
Wow, talk about hyperbole. I'm not even an electrical engineer and this smelled of utter bullshit. Nice try though.

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