Constrruction of the Holland Tunnel that connects New York to New Jersey.
United States USA Date:1927 Duration:1 min 23 sec Sound:Yes
View, from inside the mouth of a rough earthen tunnel, showing Actor Lee Marvin speaking about Clifford Milburn Holland, who was Chief Engineer on the project to build a tunnel under the Hudson River, linking New York and New Jersey. View inside construction work area. The project's chief designing engineer, Ole Singstad, explains the problem of ventilating the exhaust fumes from cars traversing the tunnel. Scenes of workers down in the tunnel during construction. Governors Arthur H. Moore, of New Jersey, and James Walker, of New York, shake hands at the boundary of their two states, inside the Holland Tunnel,under the Hudson River, during a project completion ceremony. Interestingly, they stand on each other's side of the boundary as they shake hands. Motorcycle policemen escort some of the first cars through the tunnel at its opening. View from rear of a car traversing the tunnel, of other cars following. Engineer Singstad speaking more about the tunnel ventilation.
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