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UP - Tunnel 29

Photo 

T29, Gilpin Co, CO

Tunnel 29 on Union Pacific tracks in South Boulder Creek canyon in Gilpin County, Colorado.

Photo by Xnatedawgx

License: Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike (CC BY-SA)

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BH Photo #315876

Map 

Description 

Shortest tunnel on the east slope of the Moffat Road

Facts 

Overview
Tunnel on Union Pacific Railroad
Location
Gilpin County, Colorado
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1903
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: 78.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.93007, -105.42092   (decimal degrees)
39°55'48" N, 105°25'15" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
13/464033/4420080 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Tungsten
Inventory number
BH 65956 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 11, 2015: Added by Ian Martin

Sources 

  • Ian Martin