The Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel was new in 1950, when Alexander Leydenfrost drew this cutaway.  At 9,117 feet, it is the longest continuous underwater tunnel in North America, according to Wikipedia.

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Brooklyn Battery Tunnel 1950

Brooklyn Battery Tunnel 1950

Source:  Popular Mechanics May 1950

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