Mersey Tunnel

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In 1879, the engineer Francis Fox started to design the Mersey Estuary Tunnel. It was a bit of a pickle since there are geological faults under the estuary. He created the first tunnel-drilling machine to carve a way through the rocks. The speed was 60m per week.

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Liverpool
United Kingdom

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