Until the 19th century and into the early 20th century heavy machines were drawn under human or animal power. With the advent of portable steam-powered engines the drawn machine precursors were reconfigured with the new engines, such as the combine harvester.
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CECW-EG Engineer Manual 1110-2-2901. Department of the Army EM 1110-2-2901 30 May 97 U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Washington, DC 20314-1000 Engineering and Design TUNNELS AND SHAFTS IN ROCK
Pit Terminology - Glossary. Glossary of words that are generally specific to the mining industry: Some have a two or three fold meaning, some have gone out of use, some are local to Derbyshire, Leicestershire, South Yorkshire and to Nottinghamshire, and others are general to the British Coalfields.
KAMY series of Roadheaders offers the best cutting performance in a wide range of rock formations. Equipped with geometrically optimized transverse or longitudinal cutter heads, these flexible machines can be used to excavate subway tunnels, road tunnels, railway tunnels and water tunnels without using explosives.