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CN - Tunnel #2

Photos 

North Portal

Photo taken by Nathan Morton in Sept. 07

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BH Photo #127439

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Tunnel on CN (formerly IC) Railroad near Abbot
Location
Pope County, Illinois
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1927
Railroads
- Canadian National Railway (CN)
- Illinois Central Railroad (IC)
Design
Tunnel
Dimensions
Total length: 6,840.0 ft. (1.3 mi.)
Also called
IC - Tunnel #2
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.54327, -88.70051   (decimal degrees)
37°32'36" N, 88°42'02" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/349772/4156500 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Stonefort
Inventory number
BH 38058 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 26, 2012: Updated by Clark Vance: Fixed date, owner
  • December 25, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added category "Canadian National Railway"
  • December 25, 2012: New photos from James Baughn
  • November 11, 2008: Added by Nathan Morton

Sources 

  • Nathan Morton - morton890 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Clark Vance - cvance [at] dogmail [dot] com