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Guide to Holland Tunnel Construction Photographs and Reports
1917-1949 (bulk, 1919-1926)
 PR 332

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Descriptive Summary

 
Creator: New Jersey Interstate Bridge and Tunnel Commission.
Title: Holland Tunnel construction photographs and reports
Dates: 1917-1949 (bulk, 1919-1926)
Abstract: The collection includes about 200 photographs and 20 reports and other print matter related to the construction of the Holland Tunnel, which is open to vehicular traffic and runs beneath the Hudson River between New Jersey and New York City. Exterior photographs primarily concern the construction sites at Canal Street in Manhattan and at Jersey City. Interiors primarily include the north and south tunnels, shafts, shields, working chambers, various structural details, and men working on the project. The print matter includes the annual reports of the New Jersey Interstate Bridge & Tunnel Commission to the Senate & General Assembly of New Jersey for the years 1920-1927, the comparable reports from the New York state commission for 1920 and 1921, information for potential bidders for some contracts, and other documents.
Quantity: 2.0 Linear feet in four document boxes and one flat file folder
Call Phrase: PR 332