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UP - Tunnel 10

Photo 

Tunnel #10

One of the many rail tunnels in the Tunnel District of the Moffat Route west of Denver. The tracks are located at the end of the Rattlesnake Gulch Trail in Eldorado Canyon State Park.

Photo by Jesse Varner

License: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike (CC BY-NC-SA)

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BH Photo #315874

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Tunnel on Union Pacific Railroad
Location
Boulder County, Colorado
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1903, wood lining burned 1943
Railroads
- Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad (DRGW)
- Denver & Salt Lake Railway (D&SL)
- Denver, Northwestern & Pacific Railway (DNW&P)
- Southern Pacific Railroad (SP)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Tunnel
Dimensions
Total length: 1,572.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.91899, -105.29834   (decimal degrees)
39°55'08" N, 105°17'54" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
13/474503/4418808 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Eldorado Springs
Inventory number
BH 63207 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 11, 2015: Added by Royce and Bobette Haley

Sources 

  • Royce and Bobette Haley - roycehaley111 [at] yahoo [dot] com