|Starting at the corner.|
Shoring shields. Try saying that three times rapidly.
Tapping in a square shoring shield using the hopper filled with sand scooped out of the middle of the hole. The operators manipulate these huge “hands” with the delicacy of a lady at tea, gently tapping the teacups with her little pinky sticking out. Their skill is quite extraordinary.
|Digging deep for manhole junction.|
|Dropping the shield in place, pretty turqoise pipe in front.|
|Shoring shield waiting for pick up.|
|Yup, big hole.|
|Backfilling pipe and hosing down.|
|Done and gone. Wait, you forgot your bucket.|