Mechanical Mole

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Title Mechanical Mole
Identifier ucl_1777
Subject Central Utah Water Project--Tunnel--Water Hollow Tunnel--Mechanical Mole
Description An 80 ton mechanical mole with a cutting fact of 13 feet in diameter gnawed its way through to fresh air and the end of drilling in the Central Uath Project's Water Hollow Tunnel. When the aqueduct systen was complete, it delivered water to triple the capacity of Strawberry Reservoir. The total of 94, 600 cubic yards of material removed from the tunnnel were dumped into the Strawberry Reservoir Basin where it was covered with water when the reservoir was enlarged.
Type Image/StillImage
Format image/jpeg
Language eng
Rights Management Digital Image, copyright 2017 Uintah County Regional History Center
Bit Depth 8
Archival Resolution 4707 x 3670 pixels, 500 dpi
Scanning Technician Aric Hansen
Scanning Device Creo-Scites Jazz+flatbed scanner
Spatial Coverage Vernal (Utah)
ARK ark:/87278/s6420kjn
Setname ucl_rhc
ID 1211568
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