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Route of the Hiawatha Trail--Taft Tunnel

Photos 

Taft Tunnel entrance in Montana

Photo taken by John Anderson in June 2013

License: Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY)

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BH Photo #417700

Video 

Taft Tunnel and others on the Route of the Hiawatha Trail

This video begins at the Taft Tunnel and continues for 15 miles through 9 other tunnels and over 11 high trestles on the Route of the Hiawatha Trail

Video by John Anderson in 2013

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Facts 

Overview
Tunnel on Bike trail, formerly Chicago, Milwaukee, St, Paul and Pacific RR
Location
Shoshone County, Idaho, and Mineral County, Montana
Status
Open to pedestrians and bikes only
History
Built 1909, converted to Rail-to Trail in 2001
Dimensions
Total length: 8,771.0 ft. (1.7 mi.)
Inventory number
BH 80363 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 7, 2018: New video from John Anderson