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RI - Split Rock Tunnel

Photos 

Oblique

Photo taken by WJ Manon

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BH Photo #276241

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned tunnel on Railroad (RI)
Location
LaSalle County, Illinois
Status
Abandoned
History
Built 1853; Abandoned 1954
Railroad
- Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad (CRIP (1866-1920); RI (1920-1975) ROCK (1975-1980))
Design
Tunnel
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.33511, -89.05687   (decimal degrees)
41°20'06" N, 89°03'25" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/327888/4577999 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
La Salle
Inventory number
BH 59978 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 27, 2018: Updated by John Marvig: Added category "Bore Tunnel"
  • February 27, 2014: New photos from Gene Smania
  • February 27, 2014: Added by Luke Harden

Sources 

  • Luke