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DH - Port Henry Tunnels

Photos 

IMG_3387 | by Russ Nelson

D&H Tunnel on the north side of Port Henry, NY. After trains got larger, they found it easier to create a right-of-way on the shore of Lake Champlain, than enlarge the tunnel. Hard rock tunnel -- no portal needed.

Photo by Russ Nelson

License: Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike (CC BY-SA)

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Description 

Two short tunnels on the original D&H route above Port Henry. Bypassed long ago, but they are at least partially intact.

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned tunnel on Delaware & Hudson Railway
Location
Port Henry, Essex County, New York
Status
Derelict/abandoned
Railroad
- Delaware & Hudson Railway (DH)
Design
Tunnel
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.05514, -73.45311   (decimal degrees)
44°03'19" N, 73°27'11" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/623906/4879160 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Port Henry
Inventory number
BH 65639 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 29, 2015: Photo imported by Ian Martin
  • January 23, 2015: Added by Ian Martin

Sources 

  • Ian Martin