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BART San Francisco-Oakland Trans Bay Tube 1969
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"BART" is the San Francisco-Oakland area Bay Area Rapid Transit System.
BART built a tunnel under the San Francisco Bay for it's trains.
This medal commemorates the lowering of the last section of the tunnel or "Tube".
Token BART Trans Bay Tube
1. BART Trans Bay Tube Last Section Lowered 1969
 
Brass, 34mm, 12.15gm
 
Obverse:
Map of San Francisco Bay
WORLD'S LONGEST UNDERWATER TRANSIT TUBE
KEY LINK IN THE
SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA RAPID TRANSIT SYSTEM (BART)
SAN FRANCISCO OAKLAND / SAN FRANCISCO BAY
TRANS-BAY TUBE 5.6 MILES
 
Reverse:
Tube lowering barge seen from below
TRANS-BAY TUBE O LAST SECTION LOWERED
APRIL 3, 1969
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