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UP - Chilcoot Tunnel

Photos 

East Portal of Chilcoot Tunnel (2017)

Photo taken by James Stinson in October 2017

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BH Photo #442401

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Tunnel on Union Pacific Railroad
Location
Chilcoot-Vinton, Plumas County, California
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1906
Railroads
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
- Western Pacific Railroad (WP)
Design
Tunnel
Dimensions
Total length: 6,002.0 ft. (1.1 mi.)
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.79313, -120.11255   (decimal degrees)
39°47'35" N, 120°06'45" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/747233/4408786 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Beckwourth Pass
Inventory number
BH 56743 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 14, 2019: New photos from James Stinson
  • June 23, 2013: Added by Luke Harden

Sources 

  • Luke
  • James Stinson