tunnels stories

Remember those pictures we showed you of the subway tunnel site under Manhattan that will house the new "T" train? The scale of the project made the workmen look like ants so it stands to reason something big made those tunnels. Some big ass machines, in fact. We can't emphasize that enough.
New York City's transit system is one of the oldest in the world and for the first time in 60 years, a new subway line is getting built to ease congestion on the other lines. What does building a new subway deep below New York City look like? The Gothamist's Jake Dobkin has some eye-popping photos. Let's take a look.
The desire to build a bridge or tunnel between far Eastern Russia and Alaska across the Bering Strait has been around for at least a century, but Russia has apparently decided that now is the time to make it happen. Within 10 years, they say, you'll be able to take a train from the western hemisphere to the eastern hemisphere in under an hour.