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Conrail - Clarion Tunnel No. 3

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North end of tunnel as seen from trestle

Photo taken by Brian Manville in October 17, 2020

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BH Photo #490450

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned tunnel under hillside on Conrail (abandoned)
Location
Clarion County, Pennsylvania
Status
Derelict/abandoned
History
Built 1909
Railroads
- Conrail (CR)
- Franklin & Clearfield Railroad (F&C)
- New York Central Railroad (NYC)
- Penn Central Railroad (PC)
Design
Tunnel
Dimensions
Total length: 1,726.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.18056, -79.45487   (decimal degrees)
41°10'50" N, 79°27'18" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/629594/4559951 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 91591 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 13, 2021: New photos from Brian Manville
  • December 23, 2020: Added by Geoff Hubbs

Sources 

  • Geoff Hubbs
  • Franklin & Clearfield RR Tunnels (3 in PA) - SteamPhotos.com - Franklin & Clearfield Railroad Tunnels Tunnel #1 aka Mays Mill Tunnel aka Deep Valley Tunnel (1907-1988) Cranberry, Pennsylvania - 967 feet long Tunnel #2 (1909-1988) Clarion (Piney), Pennsylvania - 2176 feet long (north side of Clarion River) Tu
  • Brian Manville