St. Clair Tunnel, The - Ontario Heritage Trust


St. Clair Tunnel, The

Built during 1889-91 by the Grand Trunk Railway to link Sarnia with Port Huron, Michigan, the St. Clair Tunnel was the first international submarine railway tunnel in North America. An engineering feat that attracted much popular attention, the tunnel was constructed at a cost of $2.5 million.


Adjacent to the tunnel, St. Andrew Street, Sarnia

Region: Southwestern Ontario

County/District: County of Lambton

Municipality: City of Sarnia