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AMTK - B&P Tunnels

Photos 

B & P Tunnel West Portal. Baltimore, Baltimore City, Md. Sec. 1201, Mp 97.43

Photo taken by Jack E. Boucher for the Historic American Engineering Record

View photos at Library of Congress

BH Photo #305983

Street View 

Description 

The tunnel is actually in three sections, with short breaks at either end of Wilson Street.

Facts 

Overview
Tunnel on Amtrak Northeast Corridor under Wilson St
Location
Baltimore County, Maryland, and Baltimore, Maryland
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1873
Railroads
- Amtrak (AMTK)
- Baltimore & Potomac Railroad (B&P)
- Maryland Area Regional Commuter (MARC)
- Northeast Corridor (NEC)
- Penn Central Railroad (PC)
- Pennsylvania Railroad (PRR)
Design
Tunnel
Dimensions
Total length: 7,669.0 ft. (1.5 mi.)
Also called
Baltimore & Potomac Tunnels
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.30644, -76.63060   (decimal degrees)
39°18'23" N, 76°37'50" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/359410/4352051 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Baltimore West
Inventory number
BH 63807 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 25, 2014: New Street View added by Ian Martin

Sources 

  • Ian Martin
  • HAER MD-45 - Northeast Railroad Corridor, Amtrak route between District of Columbia/Maryland state line & Maryland/Delaware state line, Baltimore, Independent City, MD

Comments 

AMTK - B&P Tunnels
Posted September 30, 2021, by Daniel Prives (prives [dot] dan [at] gmail [dot] com)

A better view of the tunnel between the Wilson Street and Winchester Street sections can be seen from Argyle Avenue, near Pennsylvania Avenue. The tunnel openings are visible from the south ends of the bridge on both sides of the street.

https://www.google.com/maps/@39.3027811,-76.6354862,3a,75y,3...