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UP - Red Hill Tunnel

Photos 

West Portal

Photo taken by Glenn Celerier 14 Aug 2020

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BH Photo #481462

Map 

Description 

As of 14 August 2020 the easiest access was via the west portal.

Facts 

Overview
Tunnel under Hill on Union Pacific Railroad
Location
Fremont County, Colorado
Status
Intact but closed to all traffic
Railroads
- Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad (DRGW)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Tunnel
Dimensions
Total length: 508.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.47326, -105.87164   (decimal degrees)
38°28'24" N, 105°52'18" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
13/423965/4258686 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 88805 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 13, 2020: Updated by Glenn Celerier: As of 14 August the easiest access was to the west portal.
  • April 1, 2020: Added by John Marvig

Sources 

  • John Marvig - marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Glenn Celerier