North Main St. Subway, Reconstructed 1923, Houston, Texas 1204081509 – Houston Picture

North Main St. Subway, Reconstructed 1923, Houston, Texas 1204081509

Now named the "Judge Alfred Hernandez Tunnel", the structure is adjacent to new road construction and an extension of the Houston Metropolitan Transit Authority’s light rail system.

The bridge plate reads:

NORTH MAIN ST. SUBWAY
RECONSTRUCTED 1923
PARTICIPATED IN BY
CITY OF HOUSTON
SOUTHERN PACIFIC LINES
AND
HOUSTON ELECTRIC CO.
————
CITY OF HOUSTON
OSCAR F. HOLCOMBE, MAYOR
COMMISIONERS
A. L. ANDERSON T. L. WAUGH
H. A. HALVERTON J. H. B. HOUSE
C. E. BELK CITY MANAGER
J. C. McVEA CITY ENGINEER
A. S. BERGENDAHL BRIDGE ENGINEER
SOUTHERN PACIFIC LINES
W. R. SCOTT PRESIDENT
G. S. WAID VICE PRESIDENT & GEN’L MGR
H. M. LULL CHIEF ENGINEER
H. H. UECKERT ENGINEER OF STRUCTURES
J. H. TALLICHET ATTORNEY
(BAKER, BOTTS, PARKER & GARWOOD, ATTY’S)
HOUSTON ELECTRIC CO.
W. E. WOOD MANAGER
P. S. DUENWEG CHIEF ENGINEER
——————
BUILT BY
WALLING, HARALSON & ADAMS
GEN’L CONTRACTORS
HOUSTON – TEXAS

www.lib.utexas.edu/taro/houpub/00156/hpub-00156.html

Image published by Patrick Feller on 2012-04-09 00:21:51 and used under Creative Commons license.

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