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UP - Big Bend Tunnel No.7

Photo 

UP - Big Bend Tunnel No.7

looking southwest

Photo taken by Geoff Hubbs in June 1989

License: Released into public domain

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BH Photo #465354

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Tunnel under hillside on UP RR
Location
Butte County, California
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1968 for Oroville Dam line relocation
Railroads
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
- Western Pacific Railroad (WP)
Design
Tunnel
Dimensions
Total length: 3,500.0 ft. (0.7 mi.)
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.69212, -121.49109   (decimal degrees)
39°41'32" N, 121°29'28" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/629379/4394674 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 87936 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 27, 2020: New photo from Geoff Hubbs

Sources 

  • Geoff Hubbs