Diversion Tunnel

Some articles on tunnel, diversion tunnel, tunnels:

Morrow Point Dam - History
... In 1962 the power plant exploratory tunnel was excavated ... Access roads and a diversion tunnel were begun that year, with the diversion tunnel complete by May 1964 ... In in 1965 work got underway on the powerplant, with several tunnels started ...
Auburn Dam - Construction - Site Preparation
... The contract for the diversion tunnel through the mountainside on river left, 33 feet (10 m) in diameter, 2,400 feet (730 m) long, and equipped to handle a flow of 74,000 ... The actual construction of the tunnel itself did not begin until mid-1971, and the tunnel was completed in late November 1972 ... One construction worker was killed during the excavation of the tunnel ...

Famous quotes containing the words tunnel and/or diversion:

    You may raise enough money to tunnel a mountain, but you cannot raise money enough to hire a man who is minding his own business.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)

    If our condition were truly happy, we would not need diversion from thinking of it in order to make ourselves happy.
    Blaise Pascal (1623–1662)