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Ferrin Knob Tunnel No. 1

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Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in October 2016

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BH Photo #371777

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Overview
Tunnel under Mountain on Blue Ridge Parkway
Location
Henderson County, North Carolina
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built ca1930
Builder
- Civilian Conservation Corps
Design
Tunnel
Dimensions
Total length: 561.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+35.45602, -82.66698   (decimal degrees)
35°27'22" N, 82°40'01" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/348727/3924893 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 74179 (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