Tunnel pit - definition of Tunnel pit by The Free Dictionary
|a pit or shaft sunk from the top of the ground to the level of a tunnel, for drawing up the earth and stones, for ventilation, lighting, and the like.|
See also: Tunnel
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Tenders Are Invited for Laying of Pipe Line for Dewatering Seepage Water of H-202 & H-203 Tunnel Pit
of Coal Wagon Tippler at H.
That analysis revealed that the Oro Belle/Hart Tunnel pit
reserves are not very sensitive to the contract mining agreement pricing provisions.
Another pit was sunk at Stockingford known as the Tunnel Pit
which started to mine coal in 1891.
There is a roll of honour in the Haunchwood Institute social club, in Valley Road, bearing the names of 115 colliers from the nearby Haunchwood and Tunnel pits
who went off to war and died.