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UP - Horse Tunnel

Photos 

The ISU "Horse Tunnel"

From south side

Photo taken by John Marvig in July 2012

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BH Photo #236013

Map 

Street View 

Description 

It's called "Horse Tunnel" due to its proximity to the ISU horse barn.

It's called by its other names, "Freddy Court Tunnel"/"Frederiksen Court Tunnel" because it's one of the many walking/cycling routes to get to the Frederiksen Court student residences.

Facts 

Overview
Tunnel under railroad on sidewalk on Iowa State University Campus
Location
Ames, Story County, Iowa
Status
Open to pedestrians only
History
Built 1900; Sidewalk installed 1962
Railroads
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
1 span Stone Tunnel
Dimensions
Span length: 12.0 ft.
Total length: 12.0 ft.
Also called
Freddy Court Tunnel
Frederiksen Court Tunnel
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.03124, -93.64164   (decimal degrees)
42°01'52" N, 93°38'30" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/446886/4653443 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Ames West
Inventory number
BH 50372 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 16, 2017: Updated by Luke: Added dates
  • November 11, 2016: New photos from John Marvig
  • December 29, 2013: Photo imported by Luke Harden
  • November 19, 2013: New Street View added by Luke Harden
  • July 25, 2012: Updated by John Marvig: Added information
  • January 18, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Open to pedestrians
  • November 30, 2011: Added by Luke Harden

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