The Detroit-Windsor Tunnel is a 5,160-foot structure that carries traffic under the Detroit River between Detroit, Michigan and Ontario, Canada. Privately financed, built, and owned, it was completed in 26 months, 10 months ahead of schedule.
Society: ASCE Main Category: Civil Sub Category: Tunnels Era: 1930-1939 DateCreated: 1930 -Windsor Tunnel Detroit State: MI Zip: 48226 Country: USA Website: http://www.asce.org/project/Detroit-Windsor-Tunnel/ Creator: Value, Burnside, Thoresen, Søren Anton
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Society: ASME Main Category: Sub Category: Era: 1950-1959 DateCreated: 1953 The Rig Museum Morgan City State: LA Zip: 70380 Country: USA Website: https://www.asme.org/about-asme/who-we-are/engineering-history/landmarks/250-mr-charlie-oil-drilling-rig, https://www.asme.org/getmedia/96eac69e-76ec-49af-aa4a-4a458f818e3c/250-Mr-Charlie-Oil-Drilling-Rig.aspx Creator: Laborde, Alden, Murphy, Charles
Designed by Alden “Doc” Laborde, Mr. Charlie is the first offshore drilling rig that was fully transportable, submersible and self-sufficient, allowing it to drill more than 200 oil and gas wells along the Gulf Coast between 1954 and 1986.
YearAdded:Image Credit: Courtesy ASME Era_date_from: 1953