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THE RAILWAY SURVEYORS ADVENTUROUs LIFE
THE ROMANCE OF CONSTRUCTION I
THE BORING OF THE GOTTHARD TUNNEL e
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Airolo altitude bank became blasting boring bridge British building built Canadian Pacific Railway canyon carried character Chiromo cliff coast commenced completed connection construction continuous Coolgardie cost cross curves depth Deraa difficulties distance driven embankment end to end enterprise erection feet in length force gained gauge gorge Göschenen Gotthard Gotthard tunnel Government grade Grand Trunk railway hauled heavy height huge inches iron road Karawanken Kicking Horse Pass labour laid Lake Lake Baikal latter locomotive lofty masonry metals miles in length mountain mountain-side MYRDAL STATION natives navvies Oroya Otavi owing Pass piers proved pushed railhead rails railway engineering railway-builder range realised rift river rock rocky Rollins Pass route scheme secured side snow solid South span speed steam steel stretch structure Suakin summit surveyors task timber tion to-day tons track traffic train trestle tunnel undertaking valley viaduct Vossevangen waterway workmen