Motor In Center Of Tunnel, Port Huron, Mich.
F. M. Kirby & Co.
Mike Skreptak Collection; Box 2
Postmarked 1915; picture of a tunnel motor (or locomotive) in the St. Clair Tunnel; the St. Clair Tunnel consists of 2 tunnels that run under the St. Clair River between Sarnia, Ontario and Port Huron, Michigan; it was the first underwater tunnel built in North America; designed by Joseph Hobson, it was opened in 1891 by the St. Clair Tunnel Company, a subsidiary of the Grand Trunk Railway; the tunnel was 6,025 feet (1,836 m) long; the postcard is addressed to Mrs. John (Amelia) Graham.
St. Clair Tunnel (Sarnia Port Huron)
Hobson, Joseph, Architect
St. Clair Tunnel Company (Sarnia)
Grand Trunk Railway
Port Huron (Michigan)
University of Windsor. Leddy Library
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