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AVR - Whitehall Tunnel

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Overview
Tunnel on Allegheny Valley Railroad
Location
Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1899
Builders
- Bennett & Talbot of Greensburg, Pennsylvania (Subcontractor)
- W. T. Manning (Engineer)
Railroads
- Allegheny Valley Railroad (AVR)
- Baltimore & Ohio Railroad (B&O; BO)
- CSX Railroad (CSX)
- Chessie System
- Ohio & Baltimore Shortline Railway (O&BSL)
Design
Tunnel
Dimensions
Span length: 1,630.0 ft.
Total length: 1,630.0 ft.
Deck width: 30.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 23.0 ft.
Also called
Chessie - Whitehall Tunnel
O&BSL - Whitehall Tunnel
Whitehall Tunnel
B&O - Whitehall Tunnel
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.34069, -79.97391   (decimal degrees)
40°20'26" N, 79°58'26" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/587150/4466077 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 61803 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 21, 2014: Added by Luke

Sources 

  • Luke