“The men arrived in droves. Some were experienced laborers, tradesmen and operating engineers who chased jobs from state to state. Others were locals, some still in their teens and living at home, with lunch sacks packed by their mothers.”

An outstanding story including many photos, interviews and video at Pilotonline.com about the building of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel.

These photos show the construction of different components of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel. Click or tap the "Caption" button for details on each image. Photo Credit: Virginian Pilot

These photos show the construction of different components of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel. Click or tap the “Caption” button for details on each image. Photo Credit: Virginian Pilot

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