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Highway under the Hudson : a history of the Holland Tunnel

Author: Robert W Jackson
Publisher: New York : New York University Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Digs into the human drama behind the Eighth Wonder of the World

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert W Jackson
ISBN: 9780814742990 0814742998
OCLC Number: 775730921
Description: 1 v. : Illustrationen
Contents: Introduction ? The Impetus ? Vexing Questions ? A Coal Famine ? Th e Wedding Ring ? A Controversy Acute and Personal ? Political and Petty Tampering ? Another Long and Costly Delay ? A Tempest in a Teapot ? The Sandhogs ?? The Holland Tunnel ?? One Work Complete ?? Fires, Blasts Rip Holland Tunnel ?? Built to Last Forever Acknowledgments Notes Bibliography Index About the Author
Responsibility: Robert W. Jackson.

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"When the Holland Tunnel opened in 1927, it was the world's longest and largest vehicular tunnel and was distinguished by an innovative ventilation system. Until then, vehicles were ferried across Read more...

 
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