Motors Entering St. Clair Tunnel, Port Huron, Mich.
F. M. Kirby & Co.
Mike Skreptak Collection; Dexter Box
c. 1910; the St. Clair Tunnel 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 and 19 feet, 10 inches wide; it was replaced by a new tunnel which opened in 1994; railway engines 1305 and 1309 are entering the tunnel.
St. Clair Tunnel (Sarnia Port Huron)
Grand Trunk Railway
Hobson, Joseph, Designer
St. Clair Tunnel Company (Sarnia)
St. Clair River
Port Huron (Michigan)
University of Windsor. Leddy Library
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