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MRL - Nimrod Tunnel

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MRL - Nimrod Tunnel

East End

Photo taken by David Jones in May 2016

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BH Photo #353782

Map 

Description 

Adjacent to MILW Tunnel 15

Facts 

Overview
Tunnel on Montana Rail Link
Location
Granite County, Montana
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1882, widened 1909
Builder
- Winston Brothers of Minneapolis, Minnesota (1909 double-tracking)
Railroads
- BNSF Railway (BNSF)
- Burlington Northern Railroad (BN)
- Montana Rail Link (MRL)
- Northern Pacific Railroad (NP)
Design
Tunnel
Dimensions
Total length: 909.0 ft.
Also called
NP - Nimrod Tunnel
NP - Tunnel No. 4
Approximate latitude, longitude
+46.70899, -113.51218   (decimal degrees)
46°42'32" N, 113°30'44" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
12/307979/5175890 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 66018 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 20, 2016: New photos from David Jones
  • February 14, 2015: Added by Ian Martin

Sources 

  • Ian Martin
  • David Jones - david2jpix [at] yahoo [dot] com