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Moonville Rail Trail - Kings Hollow Tunnel

Photos 

King sig

BH Photo #248103

Map 

Description 

This is another Tunnel on the same abandoned CSX rail line as the Moonville Tunnel. It is spookier than the "Moonville Tunnel" and is located just east of the Vinton/Athens County line.The abandoned line is part of the Moonville Rail to trail for hikers and pedestrians.

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned tunnel on former CSX(B&O) line
Location
Mineral, Athens County, Ohio
Status
Derelict/abandoned
History
Built 1855
Railroad
- Baltimore & Ohio Railroad (B&O; BO)
Design
A railroad tunnel made out of wood
Also called
Moonville Rail Trail - King Switch Tunnel
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.32052, -82.28058   (decimal degrees)
39°19'14" N, 82°16'50" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/389612/4353127 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Mineral
Inventory number
BH 55489 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • June 29, 2013: New photo from Doug Chapman
  • February 6, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Added "tunnel" as type
  • February 6, 2013: Added by Doug Chapman

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