[News Script: Tunnel under ship channel opened] Part: 3 of 4
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T UINEL UNDER SHIP CINNNEL OPENED 2-2-2-2-2-2 -2-
At ceremonies officially opening the tunnel,
speakers include LaPorte Mayor M. D. Burgin...
(WFC)...Baytown Mayor R. H. Pruett.....
(WPC)...and Texas Senator Price Daniel who says
he's proud of the tunnel, that he married a
LaPorte girl and spent many a weary hour in his
courting days waiting for a ferry.
ALLAN (A T'R CROWD SHOT)
Main speaker is Governor Allan Shivers who says
the opening of the tunnel will increase the
area's industrial growth, will consolidate the
Gulf's industrial belt.
SHIVERS WITH SISSORS
Then the governor cuts the ribbon officially
opening the tunnel to traffic.
LOKG, SHIP OVER TUNNEL
A new tunnel under the Houston ship channel.
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WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.). [News Script: Tunnel under ship channel opened], item, September 23, 1953; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc722333/m1/3/: accessed December 16, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.