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UP - Tunnel No. 6

Photos 

UP-Tunnel #6

Looking NE at south portal

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in August 2014

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BH Photo #299026

Map 

Street Views 

Description 

Union Pacific Railroad tunnel alongside a shoofly tunnel.

Facts 

Overview
Tunnel
Location
Baker County, Oregon
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1929
Railroad
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Tunnel
Dimensions
Total length: 518.0 ft.
Also called
UP - Burnt River Tunnel
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.48291, -117.34731   (decimal degrees)
44°28'58" N, 117°20'50" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
11/472381/4925569 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Lime
Inventory number
BH 63400 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Baker County, Oregon (39)
Built 1929 (995)
Built during 1920s (9,808)
Have street view (26,542)
Open (39,655)
Oregon (1,166)
Owned by railroad (12,238)
Total length 500-1000 feet (2,845)
Tunnel (1,263)
Union Pacific Railroad (2,351)

Update Log 

  • October 8, 2014: Updated by Luke: Added info from Trainorders
  • October 8, 2014: Added by Royce and Bobette Haley

Related Bridges 

Sources 

  • Trainorders
  • Royce and Bobette Haley - roycehaley111 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Luke