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MRL - Garrison Tunnel

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MRL - Garrison Tunnel

View from south end

Photo taken by David Jones in April 2016

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BH Photo #353739

Map 

Description 

Former NP mainline, now MRL with BNSF trackage rights. Paralleled by MILW Tunnel 14.

Facts 

Overview
Tunnel on Montana Rail Link
Location
Powell 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: 1,394.0 ft.
Also called
BN - Garrison Tunnel
NP - Garrison Tunnel
Approximate latitude, longitude
+46.53209, -112.83530   (decimal degrees)
46°31'56" N, 112°50'07" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
12/359258/5154805 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 66014 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 19, 2016: New photo from David Jones
  • February 14, 2015: Added by Ian Martin

Sources 

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