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OW - Hawk's Mountain Tunnel

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Tunnel on New York, Ontario, & Western Railway
Location
Delaware County, New York
Status
Filled in
Railroad
- New York, Ontario, & Western Railway (OW)
Design
Tunnel
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.95605, -75.24039   (decimal degrees)
41°57'22" N, 75°14'25" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/480077/4644924 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Fishs Eddy
Inventory number
BH 65525 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Bore Tunnel (275)
Delaware County, New York (70)
Filled in (56)
Lost (20,802)
New York (3,650)
New York, Ontario, & Western Railway (18)
Railroad (14,152)
Tunnel (1,069)

Update Log 

  • June 21, 2018: Updated by Josh Schmid: Corrected county
  • January 16, 2015: Added by Luke

Sources 

Comments 

OW - Hawk's Mountain Tunnel
Posted March 10, 2019, by justsayin

Circle E dinner in Hanncock GREAT place to eat if in area

OW - Hawk's Mountain Tunnel
Posted March 10, 2019, by Chris Bigham (thebigham69 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

When the Rt. 17 expressway was built through the Hawk Mountain, the tunnel entrances were covered with rock.

Supposedly, baby rattlesnakes populate the hill in the Spring where the southern entrance of the tunnel was located.