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    Timelapse disassembly of Big Bertha tunneling machine - GIF and video

    Timelapse disassembly of Big Bertha tunneling machine.




    1:43 video:




    And here's Big Bertha disassembled and being shipped:


    More: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bertha...oring_machine)


    Previously:

    Tunnel construction GIF
    Constructing a tunnel under a highway - GIF
    Snake arm robot for inspecting tunnel boring machine - GIF

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    Interesting that they removed it at end of project; perhaps to remove future pollution potential.
    Locally, they did a tunnel project a few years ago to manage sewage overflows. A small project (2300’ x 12’ diameter). At the end, they ran the machine a dozen yards beyond the access pit and buried it in concrete...

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    The way they disassembled it in the first video, I bet they hauled it away in 50,000 pick up trucks.

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