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UP - Tunnel 42

Map 

Description 

Tunnel on the Moffat Road in Gore Canyon.

Facts 

Overview
Tunnel on Union Pacific Railroad
Location
Eagle County, Colorado, and Grand County, Colorado
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1907
Railroads
- Amtrak (AMTK)
- 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: 463.0 ft.
Also called
Gore Canyon Tunnel
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.95580, -106.54980   (decimal degrees)
39°57'21" N, 106°32'59" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
13/367621/4424001 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Radium
Inventory number
BH 63178 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 1, 2015: New photo from Roger Deschner
  • February 11, 2015: Added by Royce and Bobette Haley

Sources 

  • Royce and Bobette Haley - roycehaley111 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Roger Deschner - rogerdeschner [at] gmail [dot] com

Comments 

UP - Tunnel 42
Posted April 23, 2017, by Roger Deschner (rogerdeschner [at] gmail [dot] com)

The photo I had previously posted here turned out to be a picture of Tunnel 39, so I moved it there.