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The Little Tunnel

Photo 

ST - Little Hoosac Tunnel

Photo taken by Geoff Hubbs in Nov 1979

License: Released into public domain

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BH Photo #445922

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Masonry tunnel over ST/Pan Am Freight Main Line on MA 2 (W. Main Street) in North Adams
Location
North Adams, Berkshire County, Massachusetts
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1882; rehabilitated 1930
Railroads
- Boston & Maine Railroad (B&M; BM)
- Guilford Rail System (GRS)
- Pan Am Railways (PAR)
- Springfield Terminal Railway (ST)
Design
Tunnel
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 124.0 ft.
Total length: 129.9 ft.
Deck width: 42.7 ft.
Also called
Little Hoosac
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.70038, -73.11682   (decimal degrees)
42°42'01" N, 73°07'01" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/654241/4729262 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
North Adams
Average daily traffic (as of 2007)
16,000
Inventory numbers
MA N14032 (Massachusetts bridge number)
BH 19182 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of September 2017)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 78.8 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • March 30, 2019: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • July 25, 2014: Updated by Ian Martin: Added categories "Boston & Maine Railroad", "Springfield Terminal Railway", "Pan Am Railways"

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