THE BLUE RIDGE TUNNEL: A Remarkable Engineering Feat in Antebellum Virginia
The story of one of the greatest engineering feats of all time, the 1858 Blue Ridge Tunnel, the building of it led by Claudius Crozet. Irish immigrants fleeing the Great Hunger poured into America resolute for something to call their own, and they would persevere through years of blasting through rock to see the tunnel to completion. Photos.
Publisher: History Press
Publishing status: Current
Item #: 3774708