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Spainhower Tunnel

Photo 

Photo taken by Jason

BH Photo #415309

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Tunnel under Doty Lane on Old L&N Railroad
Location
Garrard County, Kentucky
Status
Closed to all traffic
History
Built 1868 for L&N Railroad
Design
Tunnel
Dimensions
Total length: 654.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.60566, -84.47079   (decimal degrees)
37°36'20" N, 84°28'15" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/723260/4165072 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Paint Lick
Inventory number
BH 49706 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 30, 2017: New photo from Luke
  • September 21, 2011: Added by J.P.

Sources 

  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Luke

Comments 

Spainhower Tunnel
Posted December 30, 2017, by Robert Elder (robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com)

Interesting tunnel. Thanks for the photo.

Spainhower Tunnel
Posted December 30, 2017, by jason (jbcky79 [at] gmail [dot] com)

i grew up close to the tunnel in the winter time when the trees lost there leaves you can see the old railroad bed from my parents home we played in the tunnel a lot as kids