BORING MACHINE DRIVES SEWER TUNNEL

It is reported how a rock-boring machine of innovative design and operation completed a sewer tunnel in Quincy, Illinois, about 8000 ft. long and 40 ft. below grade. Unusual feature of the boring machine was a circular cutting head fitted with carbide-tipped cutters mounted horizontally at the head of the machine.

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    Dun Donnelley Publishing Corporation

    222 South Riverside Plaza
    Chicago, IL  USA  60606
  • Publication Date: 1977-1

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  • Accession Number: 00159699
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Apr 12 1978 12:00AM