National Geographic : 1913 Dec
TH GREAT CAUSEWAY AT GALVESTON This great causeway, which connects the island of Galveston with the mainland, is a triumph of concrete construction. Itaccommodates four railroad tracks, an interurban car track, and a spacious roadway for vehicles and pedestrians. It is slightly more than two miles long and 154feet wide, except at a lift-bridge section, where its width is 66 feet. The cost of the causeway was $1,5oo.ooo (see page 1355).