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Greenwood School Tunnel

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Photo taken by Clark Vance in July 2017

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BH Photo #397504

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Description 

Partially destroyed July 2017. A water line beneath the tunnel broke and the city decided to route the new line across (through) the tunnel. The water line below the tunnel was approximately 100 years old, suggesting a possible build time for the tunnel.

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned pedestrian tunnel under 27th and Cleveland Avenue
Location
Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri
Status
Derelict/abandoned
History
School was built in 1906 but the tunnel may be newer
Design
X shaped tunnel connecting the four corners of a busy intersection at a school.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.07664, -94.53868   (decimal degrees)
39°04'36" N, 94°32'19" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/366903/4326407 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Kansas City
Land survey
T. 49 N., R. 33 W., Sec. 10
Elevation
940 ft. above sea level
Inventory number
BH 77850 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Abandoned (3,049)
Have street view (22,470)
Jackson County, Missouri (237)
Kansas City, Missouri (146)
Missouri (5,959)
Owned by city (4,529)
Tunnel (1,154)

Update Log 

  • July 20, 2017: New photos from Clark Vance
  • July 12, 2017: New Street View added by Clark Vance
  • July 7, 2017: Added by Clark Vance

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Greenwood School Tunnel
Posted July 7, 2017, by Clark Vance (cvance [at] dogmail [dot] com)