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DT&I - Royersville Tunnel

Photo 

1982, Before Abandonment

Photo taken by dtiman421

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BH Photo #272640

Map 

Description 

Located north of Ironton. Don't know specific GPS.

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned tunnel on Detroit, Toledo & Ironton Railroad & Cincinnati, Hamilton, & Dayton Railroad
Location
Lawrence County, Ohio
Status
Abandoned
History
Built 1851, Abanedoned 1982 after a rockfall
Railroads
- Cincinnati, Hamilton & Dayton Railway (1895-1917) (CH&D)
- Detroit, Toledo & Ironton Railroad (DTI)
Design
Tunnel
Dimensions
Total length: 956.0 ft.
Also called
DT&I - Vesuvius Tunnel
CH&D Tunnel #4
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.53393, -82.67933   (decimal degrees)
38°32'02" N, 82°40'46" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/353630/4266395 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Ironton
Inventory number
BH 59172 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 9, 2014: Photo imported by Luke Harden
  • January 8, 2014: Added by Luke Harden

Sources 

  • Luke

Comments 

DT&I - Royersville Tunnel
Posted May 19, 2018, by Kelly (wildbilly0690 [at] hotmail [dot] com)

3836'11.2"N 8240'15.0"W

I found the coordinates on www.historicaerials.com of the abandoned tunnel