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CSX - Harpers Ferry Tunnel

Photos 

View Of West Portal

Photo taken for the Historic American Engineering Record

View photos at Library of Congress

BH Photo #299744

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Tunnel on Railroad
Location
Harpers Ferry, Washington County, Maryland
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1896; Widened 1931
Railroads
- Baltimore & Ohio Railroad (B&O; BO)
- CSX Railroad (CSX)
Design
Tunnel
Also called
B&O - Harpers Ferry Tunnel
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.32423, -77.72483   (decimal degrees)
39°19'27" N, 77°43'29" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/265115/4356298 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Harpers Ferry
Inventory number
BH 63463 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • June 30, 2020: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • January 27, 2019: New photos from Josh Schmid
  • August 28, 2016: New photos from Steve Conro
  • January 15, 2015: New Street View added by Luke
  • October 10, 2014: Added by Dave King

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Comments 

CSX - Harpers Ferry Tunnel
Posted June 30, 2020, by George A Oakley (Georgeoakley49 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

I noticed the entrance to the tunnel looked damaged in some of the pictures.Was there a freight train accident at the entrance to the tunnel?