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Amtrak - East Haven Tunnels

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Amtrak East Haven Tunnels

View from south, looking toward New York on the railroad.

Photo taken for the Historic American Engineering Record

View this photo at lcweb2.loc.gov

BH Photo #289135

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Description 

Two short stone-lined tunnels: The northerly (railroad south - toward NYC) under Clifton Street, the southerly (railroad north) under Grand and Russell with a shaft in between.

Facts 

Overview
Tunnel under Russell Street, Grand Ave, and Clifton Street on Amtrak Northeast Corridor
Location
East Haven, New Haven County, Connecticut
Status
Open to traffic
Railroads
- Amtrak (AMTK)
- New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad (NH)
- Northeast Corridor (NEC)
Design
Two stone-lined tunnels
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.30442, -72.87877   (decimal degrees)
41°18'16" N, 72°52'44" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/677580/4574721 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 61897 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 10, 2014: Photo imported by Dave King
  • July 24, 2014: Added by Ian Martin

Sources 

  • Ian Martin
  • HAER CT-11 - Northeast Railroad Corridor, Amtrak Route between New York/Connecticut & Connecticut/Rhode Island State Lines, New Haven, New Haven County, CT