Hoosac Tunnel

Hoosac Tunnel East Portal Massachusetts


Stock #: 39436
Type: Postcard
Era: White Border
City: Florida
State: Massachusetts (MA)
County: Berkshire
Publisher: C. W. Hughes & Co.
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 length 4 3/4 miles long and is the longest tunnel in the United States. Rock excavated 1,900,000 tons. Men employed during construction were about 900. Equipped with Electoral service 1911.
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