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From Charing Cross to Baghdad

H. Paul Varley

From Charing Cross to Baghdad

a history of the Whitaker Tunnel Boring Machine and the Channel Tunnel, 1880-1930

by H. Paul Varley

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Published by Channel Tunnel Group in [Folkestone, Kent, England] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Tunnels -- English Channel,
  • Boring -- English Channel,
  • Tunneling -- Equipment and supplies

  • Edition Notes

    StatementPaul Varley,
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTN345 .V27 1992
    The Physical Object
    Pagination228 p. :
    Number of Pages228
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14865425M
    ISBN 101872009239

    The London Cartoon Show, Charing Cross Library, London August Fly Me To The Moon, Herne Bay Cartoon Festival and exhibition, Kent, August A Breath of Fresh Air exhibition, One New Street Gallery, Herne Bay, August 6th International Cartoon Gathering Exhbition, Egyptian Caricature Association, Cairo, Egypt July An example of this professionalization was the Charing Cross Hospital, set up in as the 'West London Infirmary and Dispensary' from funds provided by Dr. Benjamin Golding. By it was treating nea patients a year, and it was relocated to larger quarters near Charing Cross in .


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