The Holland Tunnel chemical fire, New Jersey-New York, May 13, 1949

report. by National Board of Fire Underwriters. in New York

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      LC ClassificationsTH9449.H6 N3
      The Physical Object
      Pagination18 p.
      Number of Pages18
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      Open LibraryOL6187932M
      LC Control Number55038926
      OCLC/WorldCa5372827

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The Holland Tunnel chemical fire, New Jersey-New York, May 13, 1949 by National Board of Fire Underwriters. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Holland Tunnel Collection Credit: Museum Collections. Gift of a friend of the Museum. Scope & Content: The Holland Tunnel Chemical Fire.

New Jersey - New York. Report by The National Board of Fire Underwriters, 85 John Street, New York 7, N.Y.

No publication date [released J per Jackson, Highway under the Hudson.]. Get this from a library. The Holland Tunnel chemical fire, New Jersey-New York, ; report.

[National Board of Fire Underwriters.]. The system was severely tested onwhen a truck loaded with poisonous and flammable carbon disulfide caught fire in the tunnel and exploded. Despite the destruction of 23 trucks and the ruin of feet of tunnel ceiling, no fatalities resulted. National Board of Fire Underwriters (NBFU) () “The Holland Tunnel Chemical Fire, New Jersey—New York,” report, May Google Scholar Permanent International Association of Road Congresses (PIARC) () XIII May 13, p.

National Board of Fire Underwriters (NBFU) () The Holland Tunnel Chemical Fire,National Board of Fire Underwriters report, New York. Google Scholar National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) (a) Centrifugal Fire Pumps, N Quincy, : Arthur G. Bendelius. -Michael J.

Conrad, New York History "Jackson has excavated a vast amount of information, bringing this authoritative history of a ground-breaking tunnel to life." -Publishers Weekly "Historian Jackson provides an excellent history of the Holland Tunnel's politics and planning, ; 1949 book construction, ; and its operations in the s Cited by: 2.

Ina fire aboard a chemical truck caused enormous damage to the south tube of the tunnel. The fire caused 69 injuries and nearly $, worth of damage. In addition, two first responders, a FDNY battalion chief and a Port Authority patrolman, died as a result of injuries sustained during the : Kristen Koennemann.

TO AND FROM THE HOLLAND TUNNEL. Credit The New York Times Archives. See the article in its original context fromSection S, Page Buy Reprints. Driving through Holland Tunnel at 7pm weekday.

Surprisingly, there is no traffic problem. That was a smooth ride. Report: The Holland Tunnel Chemical Fire. National Board of Fire Underwriters, N.Y., [July ] - Report.

The Holland Tunnel Chemical Fire. New Jersey - New York. Report by The National Board of Fire Underwriters, 85 John Street, New York 7, N.Y. The Holland Tunnel is a vehicular tunnel under the Hudson connects Lower Manhattan in New York City to the east with Jersey City in New Jersey to the west.

An integral conduit within the New York metropolitan area, the Holland Tunnel is operated by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANYNJ). The tunnel carries Interstate 78; the New Jersey side is also designated the Architect: Clifford Holland.

EXPLOSION DAMAGED TUNNEL IS CLEARED; TO BE OPENED TODAY. New York, N.Y. -- The Manhattan-bound tube of the Holland Tunnel, damaged by a fire and explosion that injured seventy persons, was cleared of all debris today and Port of New York authorities said it would be opened to traffic this afternoon.

On a late spring morning ina tractor-trailer entered the Holland Tunnel on the New Jersey side at a.m. in heavy traffic, carrying 80 drums of hazardous chemicals. One of the drums fell off the truck, sparking a fire that generated toxic fumes, intensely high heat and caused more than $1 million in total damage.

port authority throwback thursday: holland tunnel fire Posted on July 7, by PANYNJ PORTfolio By Portfolio Editor Roz Hamlett On a late spring morning ina tractor-trailer entered the Holland Tunnel on the New Jersey side at a.m. in heavy traffic, carrying 80.

Fires, Blasts Rip Holland Tunnel Fires, Blasts Rip Holland Tunnel — subhead of article in the New York Times, IT WAS JUST past 8 a.m.

on Friday the thirteenth in Maya regular workday for recently employed truck driver Edward Tyndall, a thirty-nine-year-old resident of Weehawken, New Jersey.

Tyndall pulled his sixteen-Cited by: 2. Under the Route ramp leading to the Holland Tunnel on Monday, busy welders made emergency repairs to support beams. On Friday night, a fire. Holland Tunnel: | | | | | Holland Tunnel | World Heritage Encyclopedia, the aggregation of the largest online encyclopedias available, and the most definitive.

Holland Tunnel Police Used to Ride in “Catwalk” Cars. A narrow, one-person, two-foot wide electric car debuted in the Holland Tunnel in The catwalk car was used as a tool for police. Holland Tunnel fire On the morning of Friday,a hazardous materials truck caught fire while passing through the Holland Tunnel, which travels under the Hudson River between New York City and New firefighter was killed and 66 civilians were injured as a result of the fire.

Photo, Print, Drawing NEW JERSEY TUNNEL ENTRANCE, TOLL BOOTH - Holland Tunnel, Beneath Hudson River between New York & Jersey City, New York. Photo, Print, Drawing NEW JERSEY TUNNEL, HEIGHT BARRIER - Holland Tunnel, Beneath Hudson River between New York & Jersey City, New York County, NY Photos from Survey HAER NY New Jersey Timeline of historical events Woodrow Wilson, president of Princeton University, is nominated as Democratic candidate and elected as governor of New Jersey, defeating Republican candidate Vivian is recruited to run by two leading Democratic bosses, Colonel George Harvey, editor of Harper's Weekly Magazine and former US Senator James Smith, Jr., but.

Holland Tunnel New Jersey Emergency Garage, Jersey City, New Jersey. 20 likes were here. Tunnel and Bridge Agent (TBA) in New York, NY - The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey.

May 22 Jersey City, NJ Nacho Hanacek added a new photo — at Holland Tunnel New Jersey Emergency Garage/5(19). Ina fire aboard a chemical truck caused enormous damage to the south tube of the tunnel. [Spiegel, Irving. "The New York Times", Accessed Septem Holland Tunnel — tunnel, New Jersey New York, United States twin tube tunnel under the Hudson River connecting Canal Street in Manhattan, New York City, with.

A Pennsylvania driver was busted with a gun, ammo, and pot paraphernalia outside the Holland Tunnel on the New Jersey side this morning, authorities said. Traffic and Road Conditions, Accident, construction and closure reports on Holland Tunnel New Jersey with Real Time News Updates from DOT, Commuters, Chatrooms, and Police Reports.

Paula Wallis reports for TunnelTalk. November Eighty four years ago this month, the Holland Tunnel, linking the island of Manhattan to New Jersey under the Hudson River in the USA, opened to 16ft long shields, weighing tons, excavated the twin tubes.

On a good day, the shields, with a forward thrust of 6, tons, advanced 40ft. Total damage esti- mated at $1 million dollars (in dollars). Sixty-six injuries, 27 requiring hospitalization; no fatalities. Source of Information: The Holland Tunnel Chemical Fire report by the National Board of Fire Underwriters.

One recalls trapped firefighters breathing from the curb-level fresh air inlets in Holland Tunnel fire. The arrests happened on the New Jersey side of the tunnel after a traffic stop around a.m., reports CBS New York.

A Port Authority police officer stationed at the toll entrance noticed a. The Holland Tunnel is a highway tunnel under the Hudson River connecting the island of Manhattan in New York City with Jersey City, New Jersey at Interstate 78 on the mainland. Unusual for an American public works project, it is not named for a gove /10().

CHEMICAL FIRE IN NEWARK RAIL CAR ROUTS HUNDREDS AND JAMS TRAFFIC leading to the Holland Tunnel, were closed in both directions during the morning rush.

storm that erupted at A.M. and.The Holland Tunnel is a vehicular tunnel under the Hudson connects Manhattan in New York City, New York, to the east, with Jersey City, New Jersey, in the integral conduit within the New York metropolitan area, the Holland Tunnel is operated by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANYNJ).

The entirety of the tunnel carries Interst and the New Jersey side also. The Museum of the City of New York celebrates the four-hundredth anniversary of the settlement of the original Dutch colonies in New York with an exhibition of Author: Vince Aletti.