Mechanical Mole

A self-contained device for digging large tunnels. (Read the full article)

"Cool website, but I remember first reading about the "Mole Machine" in a comic book way back in 1960! To check out this "prior art", go to: www.empirecollectibles.com/bab31.html"
( 4/17/2004 10:51:48 AM )
"This version by Pournelle and Niven is the plasma arc version of the TBM (tunnel boring machine) that dug the Chunnel."
(Bill in Houston 4/8/2009 3:05:51 PM )

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