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LI - Atlantic Branch Tunnel (East)

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LIRR - Atlantic Branch Tunnel (East)

east portal at 121st Street

Photo taken by Derek Stadler in 2016

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

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View this photo at derekstadler.wordpress.com

BH Photo #477781

Description 

Extends from Ralph Avenue east to 121st Street. The portion from Ralph Avenue to East New York Station was built in 1905.

Facts 

Overview
Tunnel under Atlantic Avenue on Long Island Railroad Atlantic Branch
Location
New York City, Kings County, New York
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1942
Railroad
- Long Island Railroad (LI)
Design
Tunnel
Dimensions
Total length: 34,950.0 ft. (6.6 mi.)
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.67674, -73.91942   (decimal degrees)
40°40'36" N, 73°55'10" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/591321/4503434 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 90140 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 3, 2020: New photo from Geoff Hubbs

Sources 

  • Geoff Hubbs