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By Harry Harrison

A steel street below the ocean is not any longer a dream. Captain Augustine Washington and his crew of navvies are already riding the tunnel below the Atlantic in an heroic feat of building. For Gus, a descendant of the notorious George Washington, achieved as a traitor after the conflict of Lexington, this can be the chance to redeem the family members identify. yet his attractive fiancee has been compelled to finish their engagement, and there's a ruthless and sinister plot to ruin the tunnel - and Gus himself...

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He sniffed loudly, an act easily done since his sniffer was a monolithic prow seemingly designed for that or some more important function. It was the dominating element of Macintosh's features, nay of his entire body for he was slight and narrow and dressed all in gray as he thought this only properly fitting, and his hair was gray while even his skin, when not exposed to the elements for too long a time, also partook of that neutral color. So it was his nose that dominated and due to its prominence, and to his eager attention to details and to bookkeeping, his nickname of "Nosey" might seem to be deserved, though it was never spoken before his face, or rather before his nose.

There was only the distant hum of the electric motors that drove them through the water, the sibilant whisper of the air vents and, surprisingly the loudest, the tack-tack-tack of the jackdaw clock fixed to the bulkhead above the pilot. There had been no conversation for some minutes and in that vacuum the clock sounded the louder. The pilot saw his passenger’s glance move to it and he smiled. “You’ll be noticing the clock then, Captain,” said he, not without a certain amount of pride. “I do indeed,” said Washington, failing to add that it was impossible not to notice the obtruding thing.

Ahoy the barge," he bellowed. Gus knelt at the opposite side where he had a perfect view of the proceedings. A hulking barge with a pumping station at one end was tied up against the hull of the Queen Elizabeth. Great pipes snaked up from it to valves inset in the ship's side, the last of which was even then being disconnected. As it came away a great burst of black coal dust sullied the side of the leviathan of the air and the first engineer's comments entertained an even more colorful content.

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