This is a facsimile edition of the souvenir program issued to commemorate the holing-through (joining of both ends in the middle) of the Astoria tunnel. It is a red leather book with an embossed gold title, consisting of 12 original photographs of significant events in the construction of the tunnel.

Each image is clickable to present a larger version.

[Program cover]

[Astoria heading drift holed through Bronx Bulkhead]

[This switch was used to explode the final blast]

[Clock on the switch]

[Engineers at the meeting of Astoria and Bronx headings]

[Engineers at the meeting - surface]

[Water flowing over bench]

[Model of tunnel partially completed]

[Face of heading]

[Completed section of tunnel]

[Water flowing through grout pipes]

[Emergency bulkhead - south face]