Photo taken by Nathan Morton in Sept 07
BH Photo #127327
The Cricket tunnel was originally built by the WhiteRiver Railway. Which ran from Newport AR to now the resort town of Branson MO. In it's hay day this line carried passengers throught the white river valley. It is prone to flooding from the White River.
Note the tunnels restrict this line from larger hauling .
This was never part of the Missouri North Arkansas Line.
It is an active Union Pacific Tunnel.
Here is GPS tracks of the M&NA Line.
Pictures of the north approach to the Cricket Tunnel.