St. Clair Tunnel, Sarnia, Ont.
Mike Skreptak Collection; Dexter Box
Postmarked 1908; view from inside the St. Clair Tunnel, looking out; the St. Clair Tunnel runs 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 and 19 feet, 10 inches wide; it was replaced by a new tunnel which opened in 1994; addressed to Mr. C. Donaldson.
St. Clair Tunnel (Sarnia Port Huron)
Grand Trunk Railway
St. Clair Tunnel Company (Sarnia)
St. Clair River
Port Huron (Michigan)
University of Windsor. Leddy Library
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