New York: circa 1940. Folding colored map of New York City and vicinity, showing the recently opened Queens Midtown Tunnel. On Verso is a close up map, text and photographic illustrations of the interior of the tunnel. 17 x 20 inches. Item #3393
The tunnel opened in November of 1940 and was the first tunnel to connect Manhattan to Long Island. "The Queens Midtown Tunnel is most attractive in appearance, ideally illuminated and scientifically air conditioned. Use it to save time, miles and gas..." - Text on verso.