Paper describes the selection of basic methods and equipment involved in driving a large diameter, 10 mile tunnel for the Henderson Mine Project in Colorado. Major focus is on the equipment used to haul muck from the face and to keep the operation supplied with materials. The paper discusses the haulage equipment, locomotive and train size, track layout, the effect of schedule and cost factors on equipment selection, specialized equipment for combined tunnel drive and permanent facility installation, traffic control, and includes a roster of all rail equipment being used.

Media Info

  • Pagination: p. 445-456
  • Serial:
    • Volume: 1

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00129116
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Proc Paper
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Feb 19 1976 12:00AM