Man Versus Nature: Popponesset Bay (USA) Dredging

The cutter sweeps back and forth across the channel like an enormous, ultra-powerful vacuum cleaner, ingesting everything it comes across. The metal machine gnaws at the sand to loosen it up before it is drawn about 20 feet away, to the bowels of a chugging, 700 horsepower diesel engine…


Source: Kehrl/The Mashpee Enterprise/, March 12, 2010;