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tunnel Sentence Examples

  • The mine tunnel narrowed and the pair was forced to hunch down under the low ceiling that closed in the fetid air around them like a soaked and musty blanket.

  • The tunnel elbowed around yet another corner.

  • Caleb knelt in a grotto of the tunnel, and at first she thought he had fallen, too.

  • The darkness immediately engulfed them and they paused a dozen baby steps into the tunnel to allow their eyes to become accustomed to the blackness.

  • To Dean, the tunnel was even more claustrophobic as he hunched forward, taking baby steps like a second grade schoolyard game.

  • They retraced their steps until they reached another fork in the tunnel.

  • He might not have known whose trail out of the tunnel he was sabotaging—just some trespasser in his precious mine.

  • I didn't find it in the same spot—it was down the tunnel.

  • It's private land, not national forest or park lands, and even though you or the Dawkinses own all this, it's not posted, except for the mine tunnel.

  • He continued to grope his way forward until the first turn in the tunnel closed off what little light spilled in from the entrance.

  • In the wash of the hand torch, the tunnel opened up before them.

  • She squeezed her eyes closed, ears buzzing and tunnel vision forming.

  • The second sucked the strength out of her body and brought tunnel vision.

  • She jerked as the ground lurched below them, lowering them slowly through the thick cement layers into a tunnel wide enough for a dump truck.

  • A pulse of warmth dispelled the tunnel vision that had begun to form.

  • These boys have tunnel vision, you're at the end of the dark and the train's on time.

  • The tunnel vision receded.

  • Breathless, Lana obeyed and joined them in the tunnel.

  • There's a tunnel under here.

  • He picked one up then looked down the tunnel.

  • "Right," Brady agreed and started down the tunnel.

  • The tunnel widened, and his pace slowed as he saw another tunnel intersect it.

  • Brady reached the intersection and saw the tunnel running perpendicular opened into a crowded underground city.

  • The underground tunnel led through several other chambers.

  • Lana watched them speak briefly before the two in uniform started down another tunnel.

  • The tunnel grew narrower as they moved away from the chambers.

  • The metal lair was much cooler than the air above ground, and water stained the walls on one side of the tunnel.

  • They walked for fifteen minutes before the tunnel intersected with another.

  • At last, the tunnel sloped upward and dead-ended at a thick metal door.

  • The door to the underground tunnel network was hidden behind a boulder and draped with moss.

  • Within half an hour, the metal door leading to the tunnel system was cleared away.

  • Two soldiers stood near the tunnel entrance nearby, weapons raised.

  • They walked through the tunnel to a large room, where people sat and whispered.

  • The Watcher led her to a hole in the back of a tunnel, and they emerged in a sunny, warm world.

  • Jessi concentrated on her breathing and not the tunnel vision.

  • The main line of the Orleans railway passes through a tunnel beneath the town.

  • The Transandine line, designed to open railway communication between Buenos Aires and Valparaiso, was so far completed early in 1909 that on the Argentine side only the summit tunnel, 2 m.

  • Cenis Tunnel) and via Dijon and Pontarlier (for the Simplon), and also has a direct line along the Mediterranean coast from Marseilles to Genoa via Toulon and Nice.

  • The northern frontier is crossed by the railway from Turin to Ventimiglia by the Col di Tenda, the Mont Cenis line from Turin to Modane (the tunnel is 7 m.

  • in length), the Simplon line (tunnel II m.

  • in length) from Domodossola to Brigue, the St Gotthard from Milan to Chiasso (the tunnel is entirely in Swiss territory), the Brenner from Verona to Trent, the line from Udine to Tarvis and the line from Venice to Triest by the Adriatic coast.

  • miners) tunnel into the leaf parenchyma, and so put the assimilating areas out of action in another way.

  • Some climb trees and feed on leaves, while others tunnel between bark and wood.

  • Usually the mother-beetle makes a fairly straight tunnel along which, at short intervals, she lays her eggs.

  • Development of these lines has been primarily an extension from the large cities in the East to the agricultural districts in the West, but a change of great importance was brought about in 1910 by the completion of the last tunnel on the Argentine Transandine Railway, which serves to connect Santiago, Valparaiso and the other great cities of the west coast with Buenos Ayres, Montevideo, Bahia, Rio de Janeiro and the other great cities of the east coast.

  • Except in hard rock, the top width of a cutting, and therefore the amount of material to be excavated, increases rapidly with the depth; hence if a cutting exceeds a certain depth, which varies with the particular circumstances, it may be more economical, instead of forming the sides at the slope at which the material of which they are composed will stand, to make them nearly vertical and support the soil with a retaining wall, or to bore a tunnel.

  • Brunel for the construction of the original Thames tunnel, and it was afterwards improved by Beach, of New York, and finally developed by Greathead.

  • (For the details of the shield and method of its operation, see Tunnel.) By means of the shield Greathead cut a circular hole at a depth ranging from 40 to 80 ft.

  • - Section of Tunnel and Electric Locomotive, City & South London railway.

  • The fourth step in the development of intra-urban railways was to go to the other extreme from the deep tunnel which Greathead introduced.

  • In connexion with the operation of the Comstock mines was built (in 1869-1879) the Sutro Tunnel, named in honour of its engineer, Adolph Sutro (1830-1898), piercing the mountain horizontally far below the mouth of the mines, and at a distance of nearly 4 m.

  • A tunnel connecting it with the opposite shore of the river was opened in June 1908.

  • The neighbouring Thames Tunnel was opened in 1843, but, as the tolls were insufficient to maintain it, was sold to the East London Railway Company in 1865.

  • I) piles up a heap of leaves, twigs and other vegetable refuse, so arranged as to form an orderly series of galleries, though the structure appears at first sight a chaotic heap. Species of Camponotus and many other ants tunnel in wood.

  • C. McCook describes an almost straight tunnel, nearly 450 ft.

  • The branch to East Boston (1900-1904) passes beneath the harbour bed; it is the first double-track tunnel in the United States, and the first all-cement tunnel (diameter, 23.6 ft.) in the world.

  • Another tunnel has been added to the system, under Washington Street.

  • are tunnel and 7 m.

  • In both there are species which form no nest or burrow, others which construct a simple silk-lined tunnel in the soil, and others which close the aperture of the burrow with a hinged door; while both share the habit of lining the burrow with silk to prevent the infall of loose sand or mould; and the species which make an open burrow close the aperture with a sheet of silk in the winter during hibernation and open it again in the spring.

  • The valley in which the town is situated used to be subject to inundations, but in 1805 a tunnel was constructed by means of which the surplus waters of the Bied are carried into the Doubs.

  • of the town the Bied plunged into a deep chasm, on the steep rock face of which were formerly the subterranean mills of the Col des Roches, situated one above another; but the stream is now diverted by the above-mentioned tunnel, while another serves the railway line from Le Locle to Morteau in France (8 m.).

  • Cuneo lies on the railway from Turin to Ventimiglia, which farther on passes under the Col di Tenda (tunnel 5 m.

  • The city water is pumped to reservoirs, through a tunnel 9 ft.

  • In addition there are generally from twenty to several hundred Eskimo, who live in huts built ' of stone and turf, each entered by a short tunnel.

  • It surmounts the watershed by means of Sapperton tunnel, 2 m.

  • There is trade in agricultural produce, wine, metals, &c. The canal from the Rhone to the Rhine passes under the citadel by way of a tunnel, and the port of Besancon has considerable trade in coal, sand, &c.

  • The main line starts from Durban, and passing through Pietermaritzburg (71 m.), Ladysmith (190 m.) and Newcastle (268 m.) pierces the Drakensberg at Laing's Nek by a tunnel 2213 ft.

  • The disease was first known in Europe among the Italian workmen employed on the St Gotthard tunnel.

  • A tunnel between Rotherhithe and Ratcliff was authorized in 1897 and opened in 1908.

  • The Thames Tunnel (1825-1843), 2 m.

  • below London Bridge, became a railway tunnel in 1865.

  • The Greenwich Tunnel (capital expenditure £179,293) in the same year had expended on it for maintenance £3725, and the Blackwall Tunnel (capital expenditure £1,268,951) £11,420.

  • The capital expenditure on the Rotherhithe Tunnel was £1,414,561.

  • The East London line connects Shoreditch with New Cross (Deptford) by way of the Thames Tunnel, a subway under the river originally built for footpassengers.

  • The scheme included a railway tunnel beneath the dam, for which, incidentally, a high military importance was claimed.

  • A tunnel differs from a drift in that it is driven across the strata to intersect the deposit.

  • In the case of very thick beds and mass deposits the main shaft or tunnel will preferably be located in the foot-wall.

  • - A mine which has been opened by an adit tunnel or drift drains itself, so far as the workings above the adit level are concerned.

  • Taking into account the risk attending all mining operations, which make necessary large interest and amortization charges on the cost of a tunnel, it will in most cases be advisable to raise the water to the surface by mechanical means.

  • In the Mont Cenis tunnel a bed of soft granite was encountered that continued to swell with almost irresistible force for some months.

  • When flattened, the sheet is moved away from the working opening of the furnace, and pushed to a system of movable grids, by means of which it is slowly moved along a tunnel, away from a source of heat nearly equal in temperature to that of the flattening chamber.

  • The glass thus cools gradually as it passes down the tunnel and is thereby adequately annealed.

  • The sheet thus rolled is roughly trimmed while hot and soft, so as to remove those portions of glass which have been spoilt by immediate contact with the ladle, and the sheet, still soft, is pushed into the open mouth of an annealing tunnel or " lear," down which it is carried by a system of moving grids.

  • It is the headquarters of the Bulli Mining Company, whose coal-mine on the flank of the Illawarra Mountains is worked by a tunnel, 2 m.

  • From this tunnel the coal is conveyed by rail for i 2 m.

  • The Simplon tunnel was opened in 1906.

  • Here the road joins the railway line through the tunnel, which is 124 m.

  • high, being thus both the longest and the lowest tunnel through the Alps.

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  • Corps' zone of attack included the Canal du Nord and the defences on either side of Bellenglise, while that of the composite corps was the canal tunnel on either side of Bellicourt.

  • This was enhanced by the fact that only in certain sectors where the canal passed under the Bellicourt tunnel was it possible to employ tanks, of which some 130 were allotted to the left of the IX.

  • Besides the great railway line over the Brenner, there are other lines from Botzen past Meran to Mals, from Franzensfeste up the Pusterthal to Lienz in the Drave valley, and from Innsbruck, by a tunnel beneath the Arlberg Pass to the Vorarlberg and the Rhine valley.

  • By means of a tunnel 9 m.

  • The ovipositor is long and prominent, enabling the female insect to lay her eggs in the wood of trees, where the white larvae, whose legs are excessively short, tunnel and feed.

  • The habit of some genera is to catch the prey before making their tunnel, but more frequently the insect digs her nest, and then hunts for prey to put into it.

  • The Notonectidae breathe mostly through the thoracic spiracles; the air is conveyed to these from the tail-end, which is brought to the surface, along a kind of tunnel formed by overlapping hairs.

  • (highest point 8300 ft.), but has only one tunnel.

  • The Hoosac Tunnel, 54 m.

  • In 1856 President Ignacio Comonfort invited tenders for drainage works conditional on the use of waste waters for irrigation purposes, and the plan executed consists of a canal and tunnel 43 m.

  • below the mean level of the city and running north to Zumpango and thence eastward into a tunnel over 6 m.

  • long, which discharges into a small tributary of the Panuco river near the village of Tequixquiac. The greatest depth of the tunnel is 308 ft.

  • There was also a short cut from Puteoli to Neapolis by the tunnel of Pausilipon, made under Augustus.

  • Violle and Vautier made some later experiments on the propagation of musical sounds in a tunnel 3 metres in diameter (Ann.

  • Through a tunnel z m.

  • After the cessation in 1882 of works in connexion with the Channel tunnel, to connect England and France, coal-boring was attempted in the disused shaft, west of the Shakespeare Cliff railway tunnel near Dover.

  • From the Falls, which gave the city its first importance as a stopping place for tourists, valuable electric and hydraulic power is derived (by a tunnel 29 ft.

  • This provides for taking water from the Ohio river at a point on the Kentucky side opposite the village of California, Ohio, and several miles above the discharge of the city sewers; for the carrying of the water by a gravity tunnel under the river to the Ohio side, the water being thence elevated by four great pumping engines, each having a daily capacity of 30,000,000 gallons, to settling basins, being then passed through filters of the American or mechanical type, and flowing thence by a gravity tunnel more than 4 m.

  • It had been protected under the native kings by a system of dikes, which were added to under the earlier viceroys, but serious inundations in 1553 and 1580 flooded the city, and the latter suggested the relief of the highest lake, that of Zumpango, by a tunnel carrying its chief affluent into a tributary of the Panuco, and so to the Atlantic. This, however, was not then undertaken, and when mooted again in 1603 was opposed as certain to involve a heavy sacrifice of Indian life.

  • Another inundation, in 1604, suggested the transfer of the city to Tacubaya, but the landowners opposing and the city being again inundated in 1607, the Nochistongo tunnel was begun under the auspices of a Jesuit, Enrico Martinez, and roughly completed in eleven months.

  • After a disastrous attempt to enlarge the tunnel in 1675, it was eventually converted into an open cutting, but the work was not finished till 1789, and the bottom was then 29 ft.

  • A railway runs from the Caspian Sea, via Tiflis and the Suram tunnel, to Kutais, and thence to Poti and Batum, and from Kutais to the Tkvibuli coal and manganese mines.

  • of Coblenz by the railway to Trier, which above the town enters the longest tunnel (22 m.) in Germany.

  • Sometimes this fissure is partly turned into a tunnel by a bridge of liver substance known as the pons hepatis.

  • Three miles north of Acqualagna the Via Flaminia, which is still in use as the modern high-road, traverses the Furlo Pass, a tunnel about 40 yds.

  • There is another tunnel at lower level, which belongs to an earlier date; this seems to have been in use till the construction of the Roman road, which at first ran round the rock on the outside, until Vespasian cut the tunnel.

  • In repairing the modern road just outside the south entrance to the tunnel, a stratum of carbonized corn, beans, &c., and a quantity of burnt wood, stones, tiles, pottery, &c., was found under and above the modern road, for a distance of some Soo yds.

  • The opening of the St Gothard tunnel exercised a prejudicial influence upon the traffic of the network of railways of which Turin is the centre, and Milan, owing to its nearness both to this and to the Simplon, has become the most important railway centre of Italy.

  • The Grand Pont, designed by the cantonal engineer, Adrien Pichard (1790--1841), was built 1839-1844, while the Barre tunnel was pierced 1851-1855 and the bridge of Chauderon was built in 1905.

  • The railways were built between 1856 and 1862, while the opening of the Simplon tunnel (1906) greatly increased the commercial importance of Lausanne, which is now on the great international highway from Paris to Milan.

  • The Huddersfield canal follows the valley, and, like the railway, is carried under Stanedge by a long tunnel.

  • At the foot of the Acropolis Hill, where the ground begins to rise, the theatre lies; and though the material of which this was built is rough, and only seven imperfect rows of seats remain, a good part of the scena and of the chambers behind it is preserved, and beneath these there runs a tunnel, which, together with other peculiar features, has raised interesting questions in connexion with the arrangement of the Greek theatre, the orchestra being at present on a level about 12 ft.

  • The more interesting question connected with the left bank is whether it does not provide, as Napoleon thought, the most natural outlet for the expansion of Antwerp. Proposals to connect the two banks by a tunnel under the Scheldt have been made from time to time in a fitful manner, but nothing whatever had been done by 1908 to realize what appears to be a natural and easy project.

  • Its form was that of a vaulted tunnel, 100 Olympian feet in length.

  • The retrospective exhibition of means of transport was interesting in view of the recent opening of the Simplon tunnel, the occasion of the exhibition.

  • Still more recently the main alpine chain has been subjected to the further indignity of having railway lines carried over it or through it-the Brenner and the Pontebba lines being cases of the former, and the Col de Tenda, the Mont Cenis (though the tunnel is really 17 m.

  • 8,695 Col de la Roue (Bardonneche to Modane), bridle path 8,419 Col de Frejus (same to same), carriage road, beneath which is the so-called Mont Cenis railway tunnel.

  • Col Sommeiller (Bardonneche to Bramans), snow 9,718 Col de la Traversette (Crissolo to Abries), mainly bridle path beneath pass tunnel made in 1478-1480.

  • 7,221 Simplon Pass (Brieg to Domo d'Ossola), carriage road over, railway tunnel beneath 6,592 Col de Checouri (Courmayeur to the Lac de Combal), bridle path.

  • 6,946 St Gotthard Pass (Andermatt to Airolo), carriage road over, railway tunnel beneath.

  • 6,723 Grosse Scheidegg (Grindelwald to Meiringen), bridle path 6,434 Col de Jaman (Montreux to Montbovon), mule path over, railway tunnel beneath.

  • way tunnel beneath Septimer Pass (Bivio-Stalla to Casaccia), bridle path..

  • Arlberg Pass (Landeck to Bludenz), carriage road over, railway tunnel beneath.

  • Pyhrn Pass (Linz to Liezen), carriage road over, railway tunnel beneath 3,100 Wagreinstattel (Radstadt to St Johann in Pongau), carriage road 2,743 14.

  • 8,334 Kaiser Tauern (Kals to Uttendorf), foot path 8,242 Hohe or Korn Tauern (Mallnitz to Gastein), bridle path over, railway tunnel beneath 8,081 Niedere or Mallnitzer Tauern (Mallnitz to Gastein), bridle path 7,920 Fuscherthorl (Ferleiten to the Seidlwinkel Glen), foot path 7,891 Lappacherjoch (Lappach to the Ahrn Valley), foot path (Z).

  • in depth, and is connected with the river below the falls by a tail-race, consisting of a tunnel 21 ft.

  • from Voss the line ascends 4080 ft., passing through a tunnel 5796 yds.

  • The railway pierces the Credo by a tunnel.

  • But by the proposal to pierce a railway tunnel of about 16 m.

  • high, forming a large lake, at the eastern end of which is a tunnel 5700 ft.

  • The dam and tunnel were works of unusual difficulty.

  • The problem was to get the water from the Gunnison over the mountain range into the Uncompahgre valley; and a tunnel, 6 m.

  • A further enlargement of the harbour was necessitated upon the opening of the St Gotthard tunnel in 1882,.

  • Of the four main lines which centre on Genoa - (1) to Novi, which is the junction for Alessandria, where lines diverge to Turin and France via the Mont Cenis, and toNovaraandSwitzerland and France via the Simplon, and for Milan; (2) to Acqui and Piedmont; (3) to Savona, Ventimiglia and the French Riviera, along the coast; (4) to Spezia and Pisa - the first line has to take no less than 78% of the traffic. It has indeed two alternative double lines for the passage over the Apennines, but one of them has a maximum gradient of 1: 18 and a tunnel over 2 m.

  • long, and the other has a maximum gradient of 1: 62, and a tunnel over 5 m.

  • The city is supplied with water drawn from the Missouri river above the mouth of the Kansas or Kaw (which is used as a sewer by Kansas City, Kan.); the main pumping station and settling basins being at Quindaro, several miles up the river in Kansas; whence the water is carried beneath the Kansas, through a tunnel, to a high-pressure distributing station in the west bottoms. The waterworks (direct pressure system) were acquired by the city in 1895.

  • The Periyar irrigation project conducts water through the ghats in a tunnel to irrigate the Madras district of Madura, for which compensation of Rs.

  • At one end is a tunnel, 383 yds.

  • EUPALINUS, of Megara, a Greek architect, who constructed for the tyrant Polycrates of Samos a remarkable tunnel to bring water to the city, passing under a hill.

  • In 1866 he presented a bill favouring Italy's participation in the construction of the St Gotthard tunnel.

  • Vespasian constructed a new tunnel through the pass of Intercisa, modern Furlo, in A.D.

  • As early as 1874 a tunnel under the Hudson river from Hoboken to New York had been started but abandoned because of seemingly insuperable difficulties of construction.

  • In 1902 he formed a company which took over the abandoned tunnel and in March 1904 this tunnel was completed.

  • Later the system was extended to connect with the Erie and Pennsylvania terminals in Jersey City, and in 1909 the tunnel under the Hudson river to downtown New York was finished.

  • Long strings of camels may still be seen from the train windows patiently treading their slow way over the Khojak pass to Kila Abdullah, whilst the train alongside them rapidly twists through the mountain tunnel into the Peshin valley.

  • In 1904 the Spanish government agreed with France to carry another line to the mouth of an international tunnel through the Pyrenees.

  • And a tunnel directly across from the south terminus of Manhattan was completed in 1907.

  • Next in date amongst Semitic records of the Phoenician type to the bowl of Baal-Lebanon and the Moabite stone comes the Hebrew inscription found in the tunnel at the Pool of Siloam in 1881, which possibly dates back to the reign of Hezekiah (700 B.C.).

  • The railway passes under by a long tunnel.

  • The side entrances to the auditorium were covered in with vaults of Greek construction; a curious feature is a tunnel from below the stage into the middle of the auditorium.

  • Among the higher passes are Hoosier Pass (10,309 ft.) in the Park Range, and Hayden Divide (10,780) and Veta Pass (9390), both of these across the Sangre de Cristo range; the crossing of the San Miguel chain at Lizard Head Pass (10,250) near Rico; of the Uncompahgre at Dallas Divide (8977) near Ouray; of the Elk and Sawatch ranges at Fremont (11,320), Tennessee (10,229), and Breckenridge (11,470) passes, and the Busk Tunnel, all near Leadville; and Marshall Pass (10,846) above Salida.

  • Perhaps finer than these for their wide-horizoned outlooks and grand surroundings are the Alpine Tunnel under the continental divide of the Lower Sawatch chain, the scenery of the tortuous line along the southern boundary in the Conejos and San Juan mountains, which are crossed at Cumbres (10,003 ft.), and the magnificent scenery about Ouray and on the Silverton railway over the shoulder of Red Mountain (attaining 11,235 ft.).

  • of canal and of a six-mile tunnel, beneath a mountain, between the canyon of the Gunnison and the valley of the Uncompahgre, designed to make productive some 140,000 acres in the latter valley.

  • Furius Camillus took it by storm in 396, by means, so we are told, of a tunnel leading into the citadel.

  • of the site of the town, traversed by the Cremera brook, are the ruins of two ancient bridges and of some baths of the Roman period; and here is also the Ponte Sodo, a natural tunnel, artificially enlarged, through which.

  • In 1886 the Mersey tunnel, connecting Birkenhead with Liverpool, was opened by the prince of Wales.

  • Despite competition from the Mersey tunnel, these ferries continue to transport millions of passengers annually, and have a considerable share in the heavy goods traffic.

  • James Lick (1796-1876), a cold man with few friends, who gave a great fortune to noble ends; and Adolph Sutro (1830-1898), famous for executing the Sutro Tunnel of the Comstock mines of Virginia City, Nevada, and the donor of various gifts to the city.

  • of tunnel into a service reservoir of 3,000,000 gallons capacity made on the Town Hill at an elevation of 580 ft.

  • Pope's Villa was replaced by another building after his death, but the tunnel which connected his garden and house beneath a road, and was ornamented by him as a grotto, remains.

  • of laterals, a tunnel 110o ft.

  • is pierced by the Neu Thor, a tunnel 436 ft.

  • below the summit of the pass (3225 ft.) by a tunnel about r m.

  • It is more usual to tunnel under such channels, and the numerous Thames tunnels, the Mersey tunnel between Liverpool and Birkenhead, and the Severn tunnel, the longest in the British Islands (42 m.), on the routes from London to South Wales, and from Bristol to the north of England, are all important.

  • Numerous additional main lines - Reading to Newbury, Weymouth and the west, a new line opened in 1906 between Castle Cary and Langport effecting a great reduction in mileage between London and Exeter and places beyond; Didcot, Oxford, Birmingham, Shrewsbury, Chester with connexions northward, and to North Wales; Oxford to Worcester, and Swindon to Gloucester and the west of England; South Welsh system (through route from London via Wootton Bassett or via Bristol, and the Severn tunnel), Newport, Cardiff, Swansea, Milford.

  • of Provo), of 60,000 acres, by a 6800-acre reservoir of iio,000 acre-feet capacity, on Strawberry river; by a tunnel, 19,000 ft.

  • A tunnel through the promontory, 2244 ft.

  • The state, for instance, could perhaps more usefully engage in some great works, such as establishing reservoirs of water for the use of town populations on a systematic plan, or making a tunnel under one of the channels between Ireland and Great Britain, or a sea-canal across Scotland between the Clyde and the Forth, or purchasing land from Irish landlords and transferring it to tenants, than allow money to fructify or not fructify, as the case may be, in the pockets of individuals.

  • No ruins are now preserved in the town itself, but there are many remains in the villa quarter to the east of the town on the road to Stabiae, of which traces still exist, running much higher than the modern road, across the mountain; the site of one of the largest (possibly belonging to the Imperial house) is now occupied by the Hotel Victoria, under the terrace of which a small theatre was found in 1855; an ancient rock-cut tunnel descends hence to the shore.

  • Another suburb lay below the town and on the promontory on the west of it; under the Hotel Sirena are substructions and a rock-hewn tunnel.

  • There is no bridge below this, but the construction of the Rotherhithe Tunnel was authorized in 1 9 00.

  • The Thames Tunnel is used by the East London railway.

  • He was strongly opposed to the project of a Channel tunnel to France, and in 1872 he endeavoured to obtain the consent of parliament to a Channel ferry scheme, whereby trains were to be transported across the strait in large ferry steamers.

  • The extension of the railway from Greenock (in 1889) to the commodious pier, with a tunnel i 3 m.

  • He paid special attention to the question of the existence of coal in Kent, and in 1882 was selected by the Channel tunnel committee to make a special survey of the French and English coasts.

  • He was also employed in the scheme of a tunnel beneath the Humber.

  • The railway pierces the nek by a tunnel 2213 ft.

  • Sherman had captured, not the north point of Missionary Ridge, but a detached hill, and a new and more serious action had to be fought for the possession of Tunnel Hill, where Bragg's right now lay strongly entrenched.

  • Hooker now advanced in earnest on Rossville, and by nightfall the whole Confederate army, except the troops on Tunnel Hill, was retreating in disorder.

  • The railway from Madrid to Segovia passes through a tunnel close to the Guatlarrama Pass; and the railway from Madrid to Avila traverses the south-western portion of the range through a remarkable series of tunnels and cuttings.

  • In 5882 the French and Spanish governments proposed to overcome this obstacle by constructing two railways: one from Huesca to Oloron, through the Canfranc Pass, and through an international tunnel which was to be built at Somport; the other from the Arige railway system to the Spanish northern system in the province of Lrida The first line was completed on the Spanish side as far as Jaca, the second was only surveyed; both were opposed by the ministries of war in the two countries concerned.

  • Between the bridge and the Gerger opening and cut into the rock on which the western part of the citadel stands is a tunnel leading to a canal formerly called Darian, now Minab, i.e.

  • From Territet there is a mountain railway past Glion and Caux nearly to the top of the Rochers de Naye (6710 ft.), while from Vernex the MontreuxBernese-Oberland railway mounts past Les Avants, pierces the ridge of the Col de Jaman by a tunnel, and so reaches (14 m.) Montbovon in the Gruyere portion of the upper Sarine valley.

  • The mine tunnel narrowed and the pair was forced to hunch down under the low ceiling that closed in the fetid air around them like a soaked and musty blanket.

  • The tunnel elbowed around yet another corner.

  • Caleb knelt in a grotto of the tunnel, and at first she thought he had fallen, too.

  • The darkness immediately engulfed them and they paused a dozen baby steps into the tunnel to allow their eyes to become accustomed to the blackness.

  • To Dean, the tunnel was even more claustrophobic as he hunched forward, taking baby steps like a second grade schoolyard game.

  • While the pair was discouraged at the lack of success of their efforts, both were relieved to be leaving the dank and intimidating enclosure and moved quickly down the tunnel.

  • They retraced their steps until they reached another fork in the tunnel.

  • He might not have known whose trail out of the tunnel he was sabotaging—just some trespasser in his precious mine.

  • I didn't find it in the same spot—it was down the tunnel.

  • It's private land, not national forest or park lands, and even though you or the Dawkinses own all this, it's not posted, except for the mine tunnel.

  • He continued to grope his way forward until the first turn in the tunnel closed off what little light spilled in from the entrance.

  • In the wash of the hand torch, the tunnel opened up before them.

  • She squeezed her eyes closed, ears buzzing and tunnel vision forming.

  • The second sucked the strength out of her body and brought tunnel vision.

  • She jerked as the ground lurched below them, lowering them slowly through the thick cement layers into a tunnel wide enough for a dump truck.

  • A pulse of warmth dispelled the tunnel vision that had begun to form.

  • These boys have tunnel vision, you're at the end of the dark and the train's on time.

  • The tunnel vision receded.

  • Breathless, Lana obeyed and joined them in the tunnel.

  • The entrance under the facility was hastily dug but the tunnel running beneath the facility had thick metal walls and concrete floors and was lit by battery-operated lanterns.

  • There's a tunnel under here.

  • He picked one up then looked down the tunnel.

  • "Right," Brady agreed and started down the tunnel.

  • The tunnel widened, and his pace slowed as he saw another tunnel intersect it.

  • Brady reached the intersection and saw the tunnel running perpendicular opened into a crowded underground city.

  • The underground tunnel led through several other chambers.

  • Lana watched them speak briefly before the two in uniform started down another tunnel.

  • The tunnel grew narrower as they moved away from the chambers.

  • The metal lair was much cooler than the air above ground, and water stained the walls on one side of the tunnel.

  • They walked for fifteen minutes before the tunnel intersected with another.

  • The tunnel ended at a thick metal door.

  • At last, the tunnel sloped upward and dead-ended at a thick metal door.

  • The door to the underground tunnel network was hidden behind a boulder and draped with moss.

  • Within half an hour, the metal door leading to the tunnel system was cleared away.

  • Two soldiers stood near the tunnel entrance nearby, weapons raised.

  • They walked through the tunnel to a large room, where people sat and whispered.

  • The Watcher led her to a hole in the back of a tunnel, and they emerged in a sunny, warm world.

  • Jessi concentrated on her breathing and not the tunnel vision.

  • Beyond the flowering cherries, is the serpentine yew tunnel, which runs the full length of the lawn.

  • In the quantum theory, matter which is in a false vacuum may "tunnel" to its true vacuum state.

  • Two of the class were modified with rectangular saddle tanks and condensing apparatus for use in Wapping tunnel, Liverpool.

  • arches of the viaduct and line Blea Moor Tunnel.

  • Fitting the padded armrest to the tunnel making sure it is not mounted off center.

  • The project received royal assent in 1996 with the granting of the Channel Tunnel Rail Link Act.

  • His subsequent bankruptcy evidently contributed to the closure of the then Lappal Tunnel Brickworks less than two years later.

  • We were obviously a bit enthusiastic about filling the engine compartment bilges with water for tunnel ballast!

  • The 100th birthday of the Woolwich Foot Tunnel is in the diary for Sunday 3 October 2012.

  • The Tar Tunnel A short distance from the China Museum, the tunnel is a source of natural bitumen.

  • It is about breaking the bondage of tunnel vision.

  • bored a tunnel into the mountain side and laid an ambush in it.

  • Opened 1827 to relieve the bottleneck that Brindley's original tunnel had become.

  • Wasn't it funny how the library had an underground tunnel to the local brothel?

  • Using an id card dropped in the tunnel the four men go in search of their quarry.

  • carpal tunnel.

  • carpal tunnel syndrome causes a number of symptoms: Pain in the hand, which often wakes you in the night.

  • A carpal tunnel release involves making an incision in the fibrous sheath around the carpal tunnel release involves making an incision in the fibrous sheath around the carpal tunnel.

  • carpel tunnel syndrome, among person working on a computer most of the time is not unheard of.

  • cave surveying software which Tunnel is modeled on.

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