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BPRR - Empire Tunnel

Photos 

South end

Photo taken by Brian Manville on May 27, 2017

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BH Photo #392614

Map 

Description 

Built 1907-8 to replace a sharp corner on the river-following alignment.

Facts 

Overview
Tunnel on Buffalo & Pittsburgh Railroad
Location
Elk County, Pennsylvania
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1908
Railroads
- Buffalo & Pittsburgh Railroad (BPRR)
- Buffalo, Rochester & Pittsburgh Railroad (BR&P)
Design
Tunnel
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.33980, -78.83057   (decimal degrees)
41°20'23" N, 78°49'50" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/681517/4578749 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 71032 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 27, 2017: New photos from Brian Manville
  • February 15, 2016: Added by Ian Martin

Sources 

  • Ian Martin
  • Flickr - Photo
  • Brian Manville