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Fork Mountain Tunnel

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Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in October 2016

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BH Photo #371792

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Facts 

Overview
Tunnel under Mountain on Blue Ridge Parkway
Location
Buncombe County, North Carolina
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built ca1930
Builder
- Civilian Conservation Corps
Design
Tunnel
Dimensions
Total length: 389.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+35.44992, -82.71533   (decimal degrees)
35°26'60" N, 82°42'55" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/344326/3924290 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 74183 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 6, 2016: New photos from Royce and Bobette Haley
  • December 5, 2016: Added by Royce and Bobette Haley

Sources 

  • Royce and Bobette Haley - roycehaley111 [at] yahoo [dot] com