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Other TBM, with red cutterhead, was named Molina by Angel Peralta, Michael Morales & Mohammad Malik (not pictured)
The blue-faced TBM was named TESS (Tunnel Excavation Sunny Side) by Sangida Bagum, here with Chairman Walder.
MTA Chairman Jay Walder addresses the news media at tunnel boring machine cutterhead as Dr. Horodniceanu looks on
The tunnel boring machines, both seen here, are each 300 feet long from cutterhead to end of trailing gear.
Michael Horodniceanu of MTA Capital Construction speaks with Chairman Jay Walder & LIRR's Helena Williams at TBM
The tunnel boring machine cutterheads are 22 feet in diameter. They're as tall as a 2-story building.
The machines were named by sixth graders from I.S. 204: Sangida Bagum, Michael Morales, and Angel Peralta.
MTA employees prepare the Franklin Avenue Shuttle for service after the Holiday Blizzard of 2010.
MTA employees removed snow drifts like this one to restore subway service after the Holiday Blizzard of 2010.
More snow clearance on the L line.
Clearing snow off platform at 8th Av., Brooklyn, as snow drifts covering N line are soon history.
On the overnight shift.
At the platform at Cortelyou Road on the B & Q lines.
MTA employees make it happen.
A crew clearing snow from Corona Yard.
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