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UP - Vulcan Tunnel

Photo 

Portal

Looking South

Photo taken by John Christeson in March 2010

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BH Photo #157073

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Concrete arch bridge over MO 49 on UP Railroad
Location
Iron County, Missouri
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1949
Railroads
- Missouri Pacific Railroad (MP; MoPac)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Closed-spandrel arch
Also called
MoPac - Vulcan Tunnel
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.31279, -90.66565   (decimal degrees)
37°18'46" N, 90°39'56" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/706862/4132127 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Des Arc
Inventory number
BH 44327 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Arch (11,738)
Built 1949 (398)
Built during 1940s (3,973)
Closed-spandrel arch (3,843)
Deck arch (10,982)
Have street view (25,997)
Iron County, Missouri (28)
MO 49 (9)
Missouri (6,195)
Missouri Pacific Railroad (351)
Open (38,844)
Owned by railroad (11,712)
Union Pacific Railroad (2,316)

Update Log 

  • March 5, 2010: Added by John Christeson

Sources 

  • John Christeson - john_christeson [at] yahoo [dot] com