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CSX - Chetoogeta Mountain Tunnel

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Photo taken by Eddie Douthitt in March 1991

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BH Photo #131104

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Tunnel under Chetoogeta Mountain on CSX Railroad (Formerly L & N Railroad, NC&StL Railroad ) in Tunnel Hill
Location
Tunnel Hill, Whitfield County, Georgia
Status
Open to rail traffic
History
Started July 1927, completed December 1928
Railroads
- CSX Railroad (CSX)
- Nashville, Chattanooga & St. Louis Railway (NC&StL)
Design
Concrete tunnel
Dimensions
Total length: 1,519.0 ft.
Also called
CSX - Chetoogeta Mountain Tunnel No. 2
Approximate latitude, longitude
+34.83869, -85.03328   (decimal degrees)
34°50'19" N, 85°01'60" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/679830/3856918 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Tunnel Hill
Inventory number
BH 38424 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 1, 2009: New photos from Eddie Douthitt
  • December 25, 2008: Updated by Eddie Douthitt
  • December 23, 2008: Added by Eddie Douthitt

Sources 

  • Eddie Douthitt - dalton1861 [at] yahoo [dot] com