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CSX - Fort Montgomery Tunnel

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Fort Montgomery Tunnel

Photo taken by Adam Elmquist

View this photo at panoramio.com

BH Photo #257094

Map 

Description 

Tunnel on the CSX (former NYC/Conrail) River Subdivision, originally the New York, West Shore & Buffalo RR. Passes beneath the Fort Montgomery State Historic Site. Built in 1902 to bypass the original alignment, which lies in a rock cut to the east.

Facts 

Overview
Tunnel on CSX River Subdivision
Location
Fort Montgomery, Orange County, New York
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1902
Railroads
- CSX Railroad (CSX)
- Conrail (CR)
- New York Central Railroad (NYC)
- New York, West Shore & Buffalo Railroad (NYWS&B)
- Penn Central Railroad (PC)
- West Shore Railroad (WSH)
Design
Tunnel
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.32499, -73.98546   (decimal degrees)
41°19'30" N, 73°59'08" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/584904/4575331 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Peekskill
Inventory number
BH 56714 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 6, 2014: New photo from Ian Martin
  • November 16, 2014: Photo imported by Dave King
  • July 27, 2014: Updated by Ian Martin: Added details
  • June 22, 2013: Added by Dave King

Sources 

  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Ian Martin