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NH - Hawleyville Tunnel #1

Photos 

Hous East 1

East Portal

Photo taken by Chester Gehman in May 2014

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BH Photo #427872

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned tunnel under Parmalee Hill Road on Housatonic Railroad (old alignment)
Location
Newtown, Fairfield County, Connecticut
Status
Derelict/abandoned
History
Built 1840; abandoned 1911
Railroads
- Housatonic Railroad (HRRC)
- New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad (NH)
Design
Rock Tunnel
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.43502, -73.32534   (decimal degrees)
41°26'06" N, 73°19'31" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/639913/4588403 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Newtown
Inventory number
BH 64654 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 13, 2018: New photos from Chester Gehman
  • December 13, 2014: Added by Ian Martin

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