Hoosac Tunnel, East Portal

Hoosac Tunnel, East Portal North Adams Massachusetts


Stock #: 361438
Type: Postcard
Era: Divided Back
City: North Adams
State: Massachusetts (MA)
County: Berkshire
Publisher: CT Co
Postmark: 1914 Sep-8
PM City: North Adams
PM State: MA
Stamp: 1c
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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Hoosac Tunnel was commenced in 1851 and completed in 1875. The total lenght 4 3/4 miles long and is the longest tunnel in the United States. Rock excavated 1,9,000,000 tons. Men employed on ring construction were about 900. Lives lost 192, width 24 feet, height 20 feet. Equipped with Electoral service 1911
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