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Blackhand Gorge Trail - Blackhand Tunnel

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Photo taken by Bryan Scott Walker

License: Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike (CC BY-SA)

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Facts 

Overview
Tunnel on Blackhand Gorge Trail
Location
Licking County, Ohio
Status
Open to pedestrians only
History
Blasted 1890; Abandoned ca. 1929; Used as a road afterwards, Converted to trail ??
Railroads
- Interurban
- Ohio Electric Railway (OE)
- Rail-to-road
- Rail-to-trail
Design
Tunnel
Also called
Ohio Electric - Blackhand Tunnel
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.05315, -82.22609   (decimal degrees)
40°03'11" N, 82°13'34" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/395421/4434376 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 65568 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (6,182)
Built 1890 (226)
Built during 1890s (2,459)
Interurban (781)
Licking County, Ohio (41)
Ohio (2,919)
Ohio Electric Railway (7)
Open to pedestrians (3,536)
Owned by state (13,650)
Rail-to-road (280)
Rail-to-trail (1,301)
Railroad (13,078)
Road-to-trail (86)
Tunnel (1,150)

Update Log 

  • April 4, 2015: New photo from Luke
  • January 18, 2015: Added by Luke

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Blackhand Gorge Trail - Blackhand Tunnel
Posted June 8, 2016, by r. burkholder

tunnel is private property