Revistes Catalanes amb Accés Obert (RACO)

El Sistema d'il·luminació durant l'excavació del túnel ferroviari de l'Argentera

Joan Carles Alayo i Manubens, Josep Suriol Castellví


The tunnel has a length of 4.044 m, the excavation was done between
April, 1887 and March, 1890 being at the time that of more Spain length. The construction
was directed by Eduard Maristany i Gibert. The length made necessary the
utilization of electrical system of illumination and there were in use lamps of voltaic arch
of the type Puydt connected to two dynamos of the type Gramme L5. The present
communication tries to show the innovation that supposed applying this system to a
tunnel with the characteristics of that of the Argentera.

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