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Layton Tunnel

Photos 

Photo taken by Greg Hall

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BH Photo #148785

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Facts 

Overview
Tunnel on Layton Road
Location
Fayette County, Pennsylvania
Status
Open to traffic
History
This section of layton Road was originaly a Rail Way
Railroads
- Rail-to-road
- Washington Run Railroad (WRN)
Design
Tunnel
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.08868, -79.73103   (decimal degrees)
40°05'19" N, 79°43'52" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/608180/4438371 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Dawson
Elevation
862 ft. above sea level
Inventory number
BH 43099 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Fayette County, Pennsylvania (78)
Open (36,590)
Pennsylvania (4,205)
Rail-to-road (280)
Railroad (13,091)
Tunnel (1,150)
Washington Run Railroad (2)

Update Log 

  • October 23, 2016: New photo from Ben Tate
  • October 30, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Added categories "Washington Run Railroad", "Railroad", "Rail-to-road"
  • August 22, 2009: Updated by Greg Hall: Modified overview and road carried
  • August 1, 2009: Added by Greg Hall

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Comments 

Layton Tunnel
Posted August 1, 2009, by Greg Hall (cyclebay [at] aol [dot] com)

Located immediately south of Layton Bridge. It is clear that Layton Road was originaly a rail line.

Photo 1- Looking North-Layton Bridge in background through tunnel

Photo 2- Looking South while sitting on approach for Layton bridge

Photo 3- Note that top is only bricked in proximity to entrances and entire length of sides. Center top is rough/hand dug finished.

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