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UP - Beaver Tail Tunnel

Photo 

Rail tunnel within De Beque Canyon, Colorado.

East Portal

Photo by slakingfool

License: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs (CC BY-NC-ND)

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BH Photo #316042

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Tunnel on Union Pacific Railroad
Location
Mesa County, Colorado
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built ca. 1883
Railroads
- Amtrak (AMTK)
- Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad (DRGW)
- Southern Pacific Railroad (SP)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Tunnel
Dimensions
Total length: 763.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.19721, -108.27136   (decimal degrees)
39°11'50" N, 108°16'17" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
12/735638/4342208 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Cameo
Inventory number
BH 65986 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 12, 2015: New Street View added by Ian Martin

Sources 

  • Ian Martin