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Title Postcard: New Jersey Entrance to Lincoln Tunnel between Weehawken & N.Y.C. N.d., ca. 1937-1945.
Object Name Postcard
Catalog Number 2011.005.0100
Collection Lincoln Tunnel Collection
Credit Museum Collections. Gift of a friend of the Museum.
Scope & Content Postcard: 161 New Jersey Entrance to Lincoln Tunnel between Weehawken and New York City. No date, circa 1937-1945. Linen-finish matte color, border, 3-1/2" x 5-1/2"; divided back; unused.

A view from the top of the administration building looking north at the portals and toll plaza. Note only the south tube (right) is in use with two-way traffic. The south tube opened in 1937 and the north tube opened to traffic in February 1945. (Note also that linen texture cards are generally dated 1930-1945, but that is not definitive.)

Titled on front in top border as above plus code at lower right: 8A-H295.

Caption on back: The Lincoln Tunnel runs under the Hudson River and connects 39th Street, Manhattan, with Weehawken, N.J. The toll gates are on the New Jersey side. The tubes have a two-lane roadway, 21 1/2 feet wide between curbs and an operating headroom of 13 feet.

Publisher's imprint: Frank E Cooper, 258 Broadway, New York, N.Y.

Printer's imprint: Genuine Curteich - Chicago " C.T. Art-Colortone" Post Card.
Date 1937-1945
Year Range from 1937
Year Range to 1945
Search Terms Lincoln Tunnel
Port Authority of New York and New Jersey
Caption front: New Jersey Entrance to Lincoln tunnel between Weehawken and New York
Imagefile 092\20110050100.TIF
Classification Traffic
Transportation
Trucks
Tunnels
Automobiles
Exteriors
Engineering