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The Building of the Lincoln Tunnel: Titans’ Work Beneath the Hudson

By Roz Hamlett, Editor In the late 1920s, despite the overwhelming financial success of the Holland Tunnel, traffic congestion in mid-town Manhattan remained a huge problem.  But no one could have aniticipated that the stock market crash in 1929 and … Continue reading

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#Throwback Thursday: The First Female Toll Collectors

In early 1944, the following ad appeared in the classified section of the New York Times: HELP WANTED -Women Toll Collectors-$160 Monthly-Shift work at George Washington Bridge, Holland and Lincoln Tunnels-Height 5’2″ minimum. Age 21 to 35. Weight:  115 to 140 … Continue reading

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