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D&SL - Tunnel 31

Map 

Description 

Tunnel on the original DNW&P/D&SL alignment over Rollins Pass, built in 1903-4. Bypassed by the Moffat Tunnel in 1928 and abandoned in 1935. The tunnel has since collapsed.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Tunnel on Denver & Salt Lake Railway
Location
Gilpin County, Colorado
Status
Collapsed
History
Built 1903, abandoned 1935, collapsed at later date
Railroads
- Denver & Salt Lake Railway (D&SL)
- Denver, Northwestern & Pacific Railway (DNW&P)
Design
Tunnel
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.92229, -105.59738   (decimal degrees)
39°55'20" N, 105°35'51" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
13/448950/4419302 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Nederland
Inventory number
BH 65959 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 11, 2015: Added by Ian Martin

Related Bridges 

Sources 

  • Ian Martin