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Coburn Tunnel

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Coburn/Beaver Dam Tunnel

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"Mick" -- Discovery PA Blog

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BH Photo #466044

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Description 

https://discoverypa.blogspot.com/2016/06/the-coburn-tunnel-a...

Proposed to be incorporated into trail

Facts 

Overview
Bridge on Former Pennsylvania RR/Lewisburg & Tyrone RR
Location
Centre County, Pennsylvania
Status
Open to pedestrians only on unofficial basis
History
Built 1877 by LC&SC, company succeeded by Lewisburg & Tyrone 1879, leased to PRR. PRR successor Penn Central abandoned portion of line with tunnels May 1970.
Builder
- Lewisburg, Centre & Spruce Creek RR
Railroads
- Penn Central Railroad (PC)
- Pennsylvania Railroad (PRR)
Design
Tunnel
Dimensions
Total length: 260.0 ft.
Also called
Beaver Dam Tunnel
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.84908, -77.45259   (decimal degrees)
40°50'57" N, 77°27'09" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/293254/4524899 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 88251 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 16, 2020: Photo imported by Alexander D. Mitchell IV

Sources 

  • Alexander D. Mitchell IV