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NYLE - Dayton Tunnel

Photos 

View Of Tunnel

Photo taken by Jack E. Boucher for the Historic American Engineering Record

View photos at Library of Congress

BH Photo #298897

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Tunnel on Erie Railroad
Location
Cattaraugus County, New York
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1865 by Buffalo & Southwestern Railroad
Railroads
- Conrail (CR)
- Erie Lackawanna Railroad (EL)
- Erie Railroad (ERIE)
- New York & Lake Erie Railroad (NYLE)
Design
Tunnel
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.42121, -78.97630   (decimal degrees)
42°25'16" N, 78°58'35" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/666491/4698528 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Gowanda
Inventory number
BH 63373 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 15, 2015: Photo imported by Ian Martin
  • October 7, 2014: Added by Dave King

Sources 

  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • HAER NY-46 - Erie Railway, Dayton Tunnel, Allen Street Vicinity, Dayton, Cattaraugus County, NY
  • wnyrails.net - Info on tunnel with photos

Comments 

NYLE - Dayton Tunnel
Posted June 4, 2019, by Tom Koller (Tk48states [at] hotmail [dot] com)

Found this stone tunnel today and was surprised at its height, can easily accommodate double stacks although I doubt any ever travel there.