The view above a view of the rear of the shield at Canal Street in lower Manhattan, N.Y., and part of the tunnel ring where sandhogs, as excavation workers are known, are working on the Holland Tunnel which connects New York to Jersey City, N.J., Nov. 25, 1922. (AP Photo). The tunnel is named after the main project engineer Clifford Holland. It was completed and opened for traffic in 1927.
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