Building the Caldecott Tunnel (Images of America) - download pdf or read online

By Mary McCosker,Mary Solon

ISBN-10: 1467131814

ISBN-13: 9781467131810

ISBN-10: 153167643X

ISBN-13: 9781531676438

this present day, the Caldecott Tunnel connects Alameda and Contra Costa Counties, positioned within the San Francisco Bay quarter. the unique bores of this tunnel opened in 1937, a similar yr because the San Francisco–Oakland Bay Bridge, and altered Contra Costa County from a space of small rural groups into one in all growing to be suburbs. yet this used to be no longer the 1st tunnel to attach those counties. The Kennedy Tunnel, opened in 1903, used to be accessed by means of steep and winding roads and found a number of hundred ft above today’s tunnel. a 3rd bore of the Caldecott Tunnel was once opened in 1964 and a long-awaited fourth bore in past due 2013. The tunnels haven't been with no catastrophe and tragedy over their hundred-plus years of lifestyles, but they continue to be a vital part of the industrial, social, and old textile of the region.

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At the present time, the Caldecott Tunnel connects Alameda and Contra Costa Counties, situated within the San Francisco Bay sector. the unique bores of this tunnel opened in 1937, an analogous 12 months because the San Francisco–Oakland Bay Bridge, and altered Contra Costa County from a space of small rural groups into certainly one of becoming suburbs.

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