Out of the great ant hill which is Manhattan, three sets of ant tunnels furrow under the Hudson River and emerge in the free air of New Jersey. One set of tunnels belongs to the Pennsylvania R. R.; another set is the Holland Vehicular Tunnels, completed two years ago; the third set is called the Hudson Tubes, a commuting device.

At the rush hour one evening last week a train of ten carloads of commuters slid down into a Hudson Tube from the Manhattan side. A fire of waste oil was burning on...

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