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Upper Charles Rail-Trail - Phipps Tunnel

Photo 

Upper Charles Rail-Trail - Phipps Tunnel

Photo taken by John B.Mentzer

License: Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike (CC BY-SA)

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BH Photo #456041

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Tunnel under Highland Street on Upper Charles Rail-Trail
Location
Holliston, Middlesex County, Massachusetts
Status
Open to pedestrians only
History
Built 1848
Railroads
- Boston & Albany Railroad (B&A; BA)
- Boston & Worcester Railroad (B&W)
- Conrail (CR)
- Rail-to-trail
Design
Granite-faced, brick-lined tunnel
Dimensions
Total length: 70.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 15.0 ft.
Also called
Highland Street Railroad Tunnel
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.18893, -71.43529   (decimal degrees)
42°11'20" N, 71°26'07" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/298906/4673623 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Holliston
Inventory number
BH 65191 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 9, 2019: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • January 1, 2015: Added by Ian Martin

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