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Mail Tunnel, New York City

Mail Tunnel, New York City

hearings before the United States House Committee on Post Office and Post Roads, Sixty-Sixth Congress, first session, on July 10, 18, 19, Aug. 5, 1919

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States. -- Post Office Dept,
  • Postal service -- United States,
  • Tunnels -- United States

  • About the Edition

    Considers (66) H.R. 1699

    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination132 p
    Number of Pages132
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15283228M

    Get this from a library! The tunnel: the underground homeless of New York City. [Margaret Morton] -- One of the oldest surviving homeless communities in New York City has been hidden from public view in an underground train tunnel for more than twenty years. Residents dwell in continual darkness. New York City is a melange of cultures, with people from varied backgrounds and different parts of the world. This city offers a fast-paced lifestyle, a stunning skyline, and innumerable activities. From Michelin-star dining to lip-smacking street food, haute couture shopping to thrift-store bargains, sprawling parks to electric nightclubs, NYC Missing: Mail Tunnel.

    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 nates: 40°45′45″N 74°00′40″W / . The city seen from the Queensboro Bridge is always the city seen for the first time, in its first wild promise of all the mystery and beauty in the world. I believe in New Yorkers. Whether they’ve ever questioned the dream in which they live, I wouldn’t know, because I won’t ever dare ask that g: Mail Tunnel.

    FAVORS MAIL TUNNEL PLAN FOR THIS CITY; House Sub-Committee Reports on Route Between Grand Central and Pennsylvania. FINDS IT A NECESSITY Economy in Service and Opportunity to Employ Soldiers Urged. The Fair took place during New York’s Print Week, to coincide with IFPDA’s Print Fair, and dozens of special exhibitions, talks, and workshops throughout the city. Editions/Artists’ Books Fair has been New York’s premier showcase for the discovery of new and contemporary prints, multiples, and artists’ books for over 20 years g: Mail Tunnel.


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