Pikeville Cut-Through Project

It’s been 35 years and it’s still amazing marking when Kentucky took on one of the largest engineering feats in the world and became forever known as the city that moved mountains.On Oct. 2, 1987, according to Jason Belcher, director of the Big Sandy Heritage Museum, the Pikeville Cut-Through project was completed and opened to the public.The Cut-Through project, Belcher said, was the second largest earth moving project in North American history, second only to the Panama Canal.

Source: MG News

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