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CSX - Point of Rocks Tunnel

Photos 

Point of Rocks Tunnel

southern portal, westbound track

Photo taken by Bob Morgan in April 2006

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BH Photo #158922

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Facts 

Overview
Tunnel on CSX Railroad
Location
Point of Rocks, Frederick County, Maryland
Status
Open to traffic
History
formerly B&O Railroad, carries west bound track under spur of Catoctin Mountain
Railroads
- Baltimore & Ohio Railroad (BO)
- CSX Railroad (CSX)
Design
Tunnel
Dimensions
Total length: 799.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.27439, -77.54329   (decimal degrees)
39°16'28" N, 77°32'36" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/280610/4350309 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Point of Rocks
Inventory number
BH 44568 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 10, 2014: HAER photos posted by Dave King
  • March 31, 2010: New photos from Daniel McFarland
  • March 24, 2010: Added by Bob Morgan

Sources 

  • Bob Morgan - morgans212 [at] att [dot] net
  • Daniel McFarland
  • Luke
  • HAER MD-15 - Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, Point of Rocks Tunnel, Point of Rocks, Frederick County, MD