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P&S Extension Tunnel

Photos 

South Keystone Portal And Planking Retaining Walls, View North

Photo taken for the Historic American Engineering Record

View photos at Library of Congress

BH Photo #301054

Map 

Description 

The Pittsburgh and Steubenville Extension Railroad Tunnel was a section of the Pittsburgh rail link between the Pennsylvania Railroad's western terminus and the eastern terminus of the Steubenville Railroad Company. When the rail link opened in 1865 it extended the Pennsylvania Railroad's trade and transportation network into Ohio as far as Columbus.

-- Historic American Engineering Record

Facts 

Overview
Tunnel on Railroad
Location
Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania
History
Built 1865;
Railroad
- Pennsylvania Railroad (PRR)
Design
Tunnel
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.44133, -79.99628   (decimal degrees)
40°26'29" N, 79°59'47" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/585123/4477226 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Pittsburgh East
Inventory number
BH 63574 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 12, 2014: Added by Dave King

Sources 

  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • HAER PA-70 - Pittsburgh & Steubenville Extension Railroad Tunnel, Between Fifth & Sixth Streets, East of Grant Street, Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, PA