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Author Jackson, Robert W. (Robert Wendell), 1950-

Title Highway under the Hudson : a history of the Holland Tunnel / Robert W. Jackson

Publ Info New York : New York University Press, [2011]
2011
LOCATION CALL # STATUS NOTE
 RWU Main Library  TA820.N44 J33 2011    AVAILABLE
 Salve Main Collection  TA820.N44 J33 2011    AVAILABLE
 URI  TA820.N44 J33 2011    AVAILABLE
Descript v, 266 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents The impetus -- Vexing questions -- A coal famine -- The wedding ring -- A controversy acute and personal -- Political and petty tampering -- Another long and costly delay -- A tempest in a teapot -- The sandhogs -- The Holland Tunnel -- One work complete -- Fires, blasts rip Holland Tunnel -- Built to last forever
LC subject Holland Tunnel (Jersey City, N.J., and New York, N.Y.) -- History
Tunnels -- New York (State) -- New York -- Design and construction -- History -- 20th century
City planning -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- 20th century
Urban transportation -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- 20th century
New York (N.Y.) -- History -- 1898-1951
New York (N.Y.) -- Economic conditions -- 20th century
New York (N.Y.) -- Politics and government -- 1898-1951
ISBN 9780814742990 (cloth : alk. paper)
0814742998 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780814745045 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0814745040 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780814745038 (ebook)
0814745032 (ebook)