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Photo of Wilsons Patented Stone Cutting Machine
Wilsons Patented Stone Cutting Machine

This is a model of the ill-fated Hoosac Tunnel boring machine. It was used in 1853 and tunneled into the East face of Florida Mountain. It worked for a short time and got stuck. Part of the hole that it made can still be seen today.

Photographed by Jerry Kelley, April 30, 2011.
Added to the photo archive by Jerry Kelley, May 30, 2011.
Railroad: Troy and Greenfield.

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