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Yellow Bank Creek Tunnel

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Description 

The "Davenport Tunnels" were blasted for the creeks to pass through to the ocean without recreating the coastal marshland which the Ocean Shore Railroad and Southern Pacific Railroad had filled in.

Facts 

Overview
Tunnel carrying Yellow Bank Creek under CA-1 & Union Pacific Railroad
Location
Santa Cruz County, California
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1906
Railroads
- Interurban
- Ocean Shore Railroad (OSR)
- Southern Pacific Railroad (SP)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Tunnel
Approximate latitude, longitude
+36.99325, -122.17014   (decimal degrees)
36°59'36" N, 122°10'13" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/573844/4094445 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 82635 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 20, 2020: New Street View added by Doug K
  • August 27, 2018: Added by Luke