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Crossing under the Hudson

Angus K. Gillespie

Crossing under the Hudson

the story of the Holland and Lincoln Tunnels

by Angus K. Gillespie

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Published by Rutgers University Press in New Brunswick, N.J .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementAngus Kress Gillespie
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTF238.H6 G55 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24383868M
ISBN 109780813550039
LC Control Number2010035280
OCLC/WorldCa664352288

George Washington's crossing of the Delaware River, which occurred on the night of December 25–26, , during the American Revolutionary War, was the first move in a surprise attack organized by George Washington against the Hessian (German mercenaries in service of the British) forces in Trenton, New Jersey, on the morning of December Planned in partial secrecy, Washington led a. Tomorrow would have been Hudson Crossing Park's 16th Annual Cardboar d Boat Races, and so today's Photo Friday goes out to all who joined us last year and the years that came before! While we are missing the fun, the laughter, and our amazing sailors more than we can say, we have been having a BOAT LOAD of fun watching folks build cardboard bridges for our virtual contest this year.

Crossing the Hudson Peter Stephan Jungk, Author, David Dollenmayer, Translator, trans. from the German by David Dollenmayer. Other Press/Handsel $ (p) ISBN A large portion of the industry today is utilizing the Holland/Lincoln/Path Tunnel crossing for primary as well as back-up systems. 9/11 highlighted the vulnerability of these crossings, and our newly completed Directional Bore, a state of the art, telecom/data conduit system, offers a superior and less exposed Hudson River crossing alternative.

Under British colonial rule, the Hudson Valley became an agricultural hub, with manors being developed on the east side of the river. At these manors, landlords rented out land to their tenants, letting them take a share of the crops grown while keeping and selling the rest of the crops. Tenants were often kept at a subsistence level so that the landlord could minimize his costs.   Free Online Library: SEDD completes challenging gas pipeline crossing under Hudson River.(Cover story) by "Pipeline & Gas Journal"; Business Petroleum, energy and mining Gas pipelines Gas transmission industry.


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Crossing Under the Hudson takes a fresh look at the planning and construction of two key links in the transportation infrastructure of New York and New Jersey--the Holland and Lincoln Tunnels. Writing in an accessible style that incorporates historical accounts with a lively and entertaining approach, Angus Kress Gillespie explores these two monumental works of civil engineering and the /5(4).

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Writing in an accessible style that incorporates historical accounts with a lively and entertaining approach, Angus Kress Gillespie explores these two monumental works of civil3/5. Crossing Under the Hudson takes a fresh look at the planning and construction of two key links in the transportation infrastructure of New York and New Jersey—the Holland and Lincoln Tunnels.

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Crossing Under the Hudson: The Story of the Holland and Lincoln Tunnels. By Angus Kress Gillespie. New Brunswick, NJ & London: Rivergate Books, Rutgers University Press, []. First edition, presentation copy inscribed and signed by the author. 8vo hardcover, dustjacket.illustrated.

See library and for reading. Crossing the Hudson continues this story soon after the end of the war, inwhen the first bridge was completed. Donald E. Wolf simultaneously tracks the founding of the towns and villages along the water's edge and the development of technologies such as steam and internal combustion that demanded new ways to cross the river.

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Similar Items. Related Subjects: (4) Holland. (Redirected from List of fixed crossings of the Hudson River) The Holland Tunnel is one of America's busiest tunnels. This is a list of bridges and other crossings of the Hudson River, from its mouth at the Upper New York Bay upstream to its cartographic beginning at Henderson Lake in Newcomb, New York.

The Lincoln Tunnel is an approximately mile-long ( km) tunnel under the Hudson River, connecting Weehawken, New Jersey, to the west with Midtown Manhattan in New York City to the east. It was designed by Ole Singstad and named after Abraham tunnel consists of three vehicular tubes of varying lengths, with two traffic lanes in each tube.

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'Crossing the Hudson' book review: Over - and under - the river. Updated ; Posted It is enough to get over or under the Hudson River in time for work or play. Curators Bob Foster and David Webster were advised by Dr. Angus Gillespie, Professor of American Studies at Rutgers University and author of Crossing Under the Hudson, The Story of the Holland and Lincoln Tunnels (Rutgers Press, ); and historian and engineer Robert W.

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