Eastern Entrance of Bank head Tunnel

Eastern Entrance of Bank head Tunnel Mobile Alabama


Stock #: 521695
Type: Postcard
Era: Linen
City: Mobile
State: Alabama (AL)
County: Mobile
Publisher: Carter's News Agency
Postmark: 1950 Feb-23
PM State: FL
Stamp: 1c
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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Named after a distinguished Alabama statesman, is the first engineering feat of its kind in the Deep South. A four million dollar self liquidating traffic artery under Mobile River, which reduces by seven and one half miles the distance between the city and points north and east on the Old Spanish Trail. Total length 3389 feet, under river portion 1147 feet, width of roadway 21 feet, headroom 13 feet 6 inches. Opened to traffic Feb. 20, 1941.
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