2008-09-17 / Perspectives
"Aquarius at the Crossing" (Part 4 of 7)
Having finally hit bedrock after four frustrating years, concentration on constructing the actual tunnel was now looked upon with eager anticipation. On May 23, 1911, four bids had been opened by the New York City Board of Water Supply, which would be chosen a contractor to build and lay the mammoth water line. The T.A. Gillespie Co.