Building the Channel Tunnel. With state-of-the-art equipment at their disposal, it seems that nothing stands in the way of today's tunnel engineers.
The Channel Tunnel, completed in 1994, is considered one of the most amazing engineering feats of the 20th century.
On the anniversary of the Channel Tunnel's breakthrough ceremony, ... Ten workers - eight of them British - were killed building the tunnel. 6.
Humans fanned out to encircle the world; now, we hold its destiny in our hands. Originating in Africa, traversing the planet by waterways, roads, trains, and air, human builders created the Grand Canal of China, the Roman roads and aqueducts, united lands by the Trans-Siberian Railway and the Channel Tunnel, ultimately following Daedalus …
The search for the best way to cross the English Channel was a dream until recently, when Bechtel built the undersea Chunnel between England & France. Read these facts about the Channel Tunnel construction.
Building Big Databank entry on Channel Tunnel (Chunnel)
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Building the Chunnel, or Channel Tunnel, was one of the largest and most impressive engineering tasks of the 20th century. Engineers had to find a way to dig under the English Channel, creating three tunnels under the water. Find out more about this amazing engineering feat through this Chunnel ...
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