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UP - Tunnel 40

Map 

Description 

Shortest tunnel on the Moffat Road.

Facts 

Overview
Tunnel on Union Pacific Railroad
Location
Grand County, Colorado
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1906-7
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: 63.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.96728, -106.52511   (decimal degrees)
39°58'02" N, 106°31'30" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
13/369752/4425239 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Radium
Inventory number
BH 63179 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 23, 2017: Photo imported by Roger Deschner
  • February 11, 2015: Added by Royce and Bobette Haley

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