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MoPac - Glenallen Tunnel

Photos 

Overview

Photo taken by Gary Shrum and submitted by Bob Long

BH Photo #125888

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned railroad tunnel north of Glenallen on the Belmont Branch, Iron Mountain Railroad; Later Missouri Pacific
Location
Bollinger County, Missouri
Status
Abandoned and inaccessible on private land
History
Completed August 14, 1869; Final train through in April 1973; Abandoned 1974
Railroads
- Missouri Pacific Railroad (MP; MoPac)
- St. Louis, Iron Mountain & Southern Railway (StLIM&S)
Design
Tunnel
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.34969, -90.04354   (decimal degrees)
37°20'59" N, 90°02'37" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/761875/4137766 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Glenallen
Elevation
560 ft. above sea level
Inventory number
BH 20878 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 28, 2010: Updated by Brian Parkinson: Photos added; Elevation noted; Dates specified
  • February 15, 2010: Updated by Joshua Collins: added gps coordinates
  • October 13, 2008: New photo from Bob Long

Sources 

  • Bob Long
  • Joshua Collins - Bigjc1979 [at] aol [dot] com
  • Brian Parkinson - railstoruin [at] yahoo [dot] com