Title: 
Motor In Center Of Tunnel, Port Huron, Mich.
Year: 
1915
Publisher: 
F. M. Kirby & Co.
Type(s): 
Postcard
Identifier(s): 
A646
Language: 
English
Source: 
Mike Skreptak Collection; Box 2
Notes: 
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.
Subject(s): 
St. Clair Tunnel (Sarnia Port Huron)
Tunnels
Railways
Hobson, Joseph, Architect
St. Clair Tunnel Company (Sarnia)
Grand Trunk Railway
Railway Engines
Place(s): 
Sarnia (Ontario)
Port Huron (Michigan)
Rights: 
Public Domain
Repository: 
University of Windsor. Leddy Library
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