The very first tunnel under the Hudson had been started in 1874.

The very first tunnel under the Hudson had been started in 1874. Construction had been abandoned in 1891 as a result of fatalities (one blowout alone in 1880 killed 20 employees), restarted in 1903 by Alexander J. Cassatt for the Pennsylvania Railroad, and never finished until 1908. All such bridges and tunnels get rid of […]