Boring Tunnels Under 2nd Avenue

Rachel Maddow ventures seven stories below Manhattan to watch the boring machine move six feet forward, and then back, as it digs the on & off again subway in soft soil that must be frozen before it can be drilled.

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Thanks to Mike Keenly

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