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Phantom Canyon Tunnel No. 1

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Photos taken June 2007 by James Baughn

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BH Photo #109169

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Tunnel on CR 67 (Phantom Canyon Road) north of Florence
Location
Fremont County, Colorado
Status
Open to one-lane traffic
History
Built 1894 by the Florence and Cripple Creek Railroad
Railroads
- Florence & Cripple Creek Railroad (F&CC)
- Rail-to-road
Design
Tunnel
Dimensions
Total length: 311.9 ft.
Deck width: 13.1 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 15.4 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.51944, -105.12417   (decimal degrees)
38°31'10" N, 105°07'27" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
13/489175/4263458 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Phantom Canyon
Inventory numbers
CO FRCO 67-317 (Colorado off-system bridge number)
BH 11880 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Average daily traffic (as of 2003)
136

Update Log 

  • January 6, 2015: Updated by Luke: Added categories "Florence & Cripple Creek Railroad", "Railroad", "Rail-to-road"
  • September 27, 2007: Posted new photos