City Tunnel No. 2, New York

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Title

City Tunnel No. 2, New York

Description

Photograph shows workers constructing New York City's second major water tunnel, which originates at the Hillview Reservoir in Yonkers, passes under the East River to Astoria, Queens, then continues south through Brookyn--a distance of 20 miles.

The original caption to this photograph reads: "City Tunnel No. 2, 17 feet in diameter, during construction, showing the concrete lining, with the arch still to be placed in the foreground."

Publisher

New York Department of Water Supply, Gas and Electricity

Date

1929-1936

Contributor

Cooper, Ken

Source

Water Supply of the City of New York (New York Department of Water Supply, Gas and Electricity, 1952): 40.

Courtesy Internet Archive

Format

jpeg, 1.1 MB

Type

Still image

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Photograph

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