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UP - South Bridge Bay Tunnel

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U.P.R.R. - South Bridge Bay Tunnel

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Photo taken by Michael Goff in January 2012

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BH Photo #223862

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Facts 

Overview
Tunnel under Bass Mountian Hills on Union Pacific Railroad
Location
Shasta County, California
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1940
Railroads
- Southern Pacific Railroad (SP)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Tunnel - Constructed during the realignment of the railroad due to the construction of Shasta Dam
Dimensions
Total length: 2,755.0 ft. (0.5 mi.)
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.74840, -122.32087   (decimal degrees)
40°44'54" N, 122°19'15" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/557332/4511049 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
City of Shasta Lake
Inventory number
BH 51092 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 27, 2012: Updated by Daniel Hopkins: Added category "Railroad"
  • January 26, 2012: Added by Michael Goff

Sources 

  • Mike Goff - michael [dot] goff [at] hotmail [dot] com