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NS - Fellows Tunnel

Photos 

Western Portal with sign

Photo taken by Joshua Collins in March 2009

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BH Photo #148106

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Tunnel on Norfolk Southern Railway (former Norfolk & Western Railway)
Location
Jefferson County, Ohio
Status
Open to rail traffic
History
Originally built for the Wabash-Pittsburgh Terminal Ry. expansion into Pittsburgh
Railroads
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
- Pittsburgh & West Virginia Railway (P&WV)
- Wabash Railroad (WAB)
- Wabash-Pittsburgh Terminal Railway (WPTR)
- Wheeling & Lake Erie Railway (WLE)
Design
tunnel
Dimensions
Total length: 1,038.0 ft.
Also called
Tunnel #12
W-PT Fellows Tunnel
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.30250, -80.68091   (decimal degrees)
40°18'09" N, 80°40'51" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/527116/4461381 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Steubenville West
Inventory number
BH 43539 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 14, 2015: Updated by James Holzmeier: Added measurement, history and alternate name; added new categories
  • October 24, 2009: Added by Joshua Collins

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Sources 

  • Joshua Collins - Bigjc1979 [at] aol [dot] com
  • James Holzmeier - wabashry [at] gmail [dot] com