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Elephant Butte Tunnel

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Elephant Butte Tunnel

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Photo taken by Craig Philpott in March 2010

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BH Photo #157263

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Overview
Tunnel under Elephant Butte on State Route 70
Location
Plumas County, California
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1937
Design
Tunnel
Dimensions
Span length: 1,187.1 ft.
Total length: 1,187.1 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 14.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.87406, -121.37292   (decimal degrees)
39°52'27" N, 121°22'23" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/639145/4415045 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Soapstone Hill
Elevation
1788 ft. above sea level
Inventory numbers
CA 09-24 (California bridge number)
BH 44349 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 25, 2010: New Street View added by Craig Philpott
  • March 6, 2010: Added by Craig Philpott

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