Alfred Ely Beach: Difference between revisions

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The Beach tunnelling shield was used in the construction of the Grand Trunk Railway of Canada's first [[St. Clair Tunnel]] between [[Port Huron, Michigan]] and [[Sarnia]], [[Ontario]].<ref>[[William D. Middleton]], ''Metropolitan Railways: Rapid Transit in America.'' Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 2003; pg. 17.</ref> This tunnel opened in 1890.
 
In January 1887 Beach donated land to 7 men who were starting a yacht club in Stafford CT. The Housatonic boat club still exists today in it 128th season making itis the oldest operating yacht club in CT.
 
==Death==