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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

Map 

Street View 

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
Railroad
- CSX Railroad (CSX)
Design
Tunnel
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)

Categories 

Built 1902 (461)
Built during 1900s (6,663)
CSX Railroad (1,330)
Frederick County, Maryland (84)
Have street view (24,674)
Maryland (687)
Open (37,986)
Owned by railroad (10,841)
Point of Rocks, Maryland (1)
Railroad (14,196)
Tunnel (1,069)

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