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Opossum Hollow Tunnel

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned tunnel for Columbus and Ohio River Railroad (old alignment)
Location
Jefferson County, Ohio
Status
Bypassed by a cut
Design
Tunnel
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.34881, -80.74061   (decimal degrees)
40°20'56" N, 80°44'26" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/522028/4466504 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Steubenville West
Inventory number
BH 60932 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Abandoned (3,319)
Jefferson County, Ohio (82)
Ohio (3,102)
Tunnel (1,083)

Update Log 

  • May 12, 2014: Added by Robert Elder

Sources 

  • Robert Elder - robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com

Comments 

Opossum Hollow Tunnel
Posted May 12, 2014, by Robert Elder (robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com)

The railroad passes through a cut at this location, but Google Maps (terrain enabled) clearly shows a tunnel portal and an abandoned railroad grade just east of the current railroad.