Sanford Lab

Sanford Lab

(now Sanford Underground Research Facility)

Dimensions: 3.5’ Diameter & 300’ Length

Location: Lead, South Dakota

Purpose: Ventilation and Utilities

Project Type: Decommissioned Homestake Gold Mine converted to government underground research facility

Ground Type: Metamorphic Rock

Schedule: 26 Total Days

Distinguishing Element: Disassembled the machine to fit railway with maximum load of 6,000 pounds, and then reassembled once inside.

Client: Sanford Laboratory