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CSX - Ilchester Tunnel

Photos 

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Photo taken by James Gonzalski in May 2009

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BH Photo #154578

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Tunnel on CSX Railroad (formerly B&O Railroad Old Main Line)
Location
Baltimore County, Maryland
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1903
Railroads
- Baltimore & Ohio Railroad (B&O; BO)
- CSX Railroad (CSX)
Design
Tunnel
Dimensions
Total length: 1,405.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.24964, -76.76110   (decimal degrees)
39°14'59" N, 76°45'40" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/348035/4345958 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Savage
Elevation
135 ft. above sea level
Inventory number
BH 44049 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 10, 2014: HAER photo posted by Dave King
  • February 7, 2010: Added by James Gonzalski

Sources 

  • James Gonzalski
  • HAER MD-21 - Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, Ilchester Tunnel, East side of Patapsco River, Ilchester, Howard County, MD