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EL - Oxford Tunnel

Photos 

south end of oxford tunnel

Photo taken by dan t

View this photo at panoramio.com

BH Photo #261673

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned tunnel on Railroad
Location
Warren County, New Jersey
Status
Derelict/abandoned
History
Built 1862; line abandoned in 1970
Railroads
- Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad (DLW)
- Erie Lackawanna Railroad (EL)
Design
Tunnel
Dimensions
Total length: 3,002.0 ft. (0.6 mi.)
Also called
Van Nest Gap
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.79587, -74.97681   (decimal degrees)
40°47'45" N, 74°58'37" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/501956/4516097 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Washington
Inventory number
BH 57449 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 13, 2020: Updated by Geoff Hubbs: Added length and abandonment date
  • January 26, 2015: Updated by Luke: Added category "Gauntlet/Gantlet Tracked"
  • August 2, 2013: Added by Dave King

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