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State Route 75 Tunnel

Photos 

Photo taken by Bill Eichelberger

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BH Photo #241474

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Facts 

Overview
Tunnel on SR 75
Location
Ironton, Lawrence County, Ohio
Status
Open to pedestrians only
History
Built 1859 to access mines; widened in 1915 to 30 ft for autos; closed and sealed in 1960; reopened in 1989
Builders
- Dr. B.F. Cory
- Mahle Brothers
Design
Tunnel
Dimensions
Total length: 165.0 ft.
Also called
Park Avenue Tunnel
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.54049, -82.67395   (decimal degrees)
38°32'26" N, 82°40'26" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/354112/4267114 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Ironton
Inventory number
BH 53931 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 29, 2021: Updated by Geoff Hubbs: Added history
  • October 15, 2012: Added by Bill Eichelberger

Sources 

  • Bill Eichelberger
  • Geoff Hubbs