World's Longest Underwater Tunnel 1927

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Item title reads: "World's longest underwater tunnel. To cost £5,000,000 and take 5 years to complete. Exclusive Pathe Gazette pictures taken 250 ft. down the shaft!"


M/S men at work in a shaft, drilling, moving trucks of debris. Exterior high angle shot of an open area...



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G 1413
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