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The Sutro Tunnel
Description of the tunnel on Nevada's Comstock Lode, taken from Sam P. Davis' 1912 History of Nevada.
The Sutro Tunnel Related
Sutro Tunnel Company Collection: A guide to the papers collection held by the University of Nevada.
Adolph Sutro: Brief biography from the western neighborhoods project in western San Francisco.
Adolf Sutro: The Nevada Experience: Details the film produced by KNPB Channel 5 Public Broadcasting. Features a range of biographical detail.
Adolph Sutro 1830-1898: Biography, portrait and text of a small book published in 1895 to honor the new mayor of San Francisco.
Hoosac Tunnel: Completed in 1875, the first tunnel in the US to use compressed air for drilling. Includes specifications, contemporary articles, and photographs.
Standedge Tunnel: Construction history, restoration details and photo gallery of the longest, highest and deepest canal tunnel in Britain. First opened in 1811.
The Thames Tunnel: Short illustrated history of the first tunnel to be built under a navigable river and the first to use a tunnel shield.
Sun Tunnel: Makers of flexible tubular skylights as well as Fan-Attic, a solar-powered attic ventilation system.
IMS Tunnel Consultancy Ltd: Provides specialized services for the planning, design and construction supervision of all types of tunnels for all ground conditions.
Hezekiah's Tunnel - Jerusalem: A collection of pictures of the tunnel taken in 1995. Includes historical facts, physical characteristics, and quotes from the Bible and other historical sources.
New Additions: Civil Engineering - History
Group of volunteers restoring and maintaining one of the pumping stations which drained the Haarlemmermeer. Site describes the history, the technology, and the restoration. The main attraction is the large Cruquius engine, the steam engine ...
Built in America
This collection includes digitized images of measured drawings, black-and-white photographs, color transparencies, photo captions, data pages including written histories, and supplemental materials. From The Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS) and the Historic American Engineering Record ...
Construction History Society
Exists to focus the attention of the construction industry and associated professions on the importance of preserving the records of our built environment. Includes membership details, newsletter, journal and events. Our members come from all walks ...
Ferdinand de Lesseps
Short biography and references. Ferdinand de Lesseps steadily endeavored to keep out of politics. If in 1869 he appeared to deviate from this principle by being a candidate at Marseilles for the Corps Legislatif, it ...
First American Macadam Road
Illustrated essay on this road laid on the Boonsborough Turnpike Road between Hagerstown and Boonsboro, Maryland in 1823. The first macadam surface in the United States was laid on the "Boonsborough Turnpike Road" between Hagerstown ...