Whitaker Tunnelling Machine

Made:
1922
maker:
Percy Crosland Tempest

Bucket from Whitaker Tunnelling Machine, manufactured by D. Whitaker, Leicester (c1922) for Channel Tunnel Company Ltd: (3.5 metres diameter, 8.1 metres long). Bucket contains 3 large bolts and cloth rag.

Details

Category:
Civil Engineering
Object Number:
1991-283/2
type:
buckets (construction equipment)
taxonomy:
  • tools and equipment
  • equipment
  • construction equipment
credit:
British Railways Board, Eversholt Street

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