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Blue Mountain Tunnel

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No reproduction of image for the purpose of resale or other publication without approval. Image for sale at www.laughlinpostcards.com by Tom Taylor

Clyde A. Laughlin via Tom Taylor

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BH Photo #221797

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Overview
Tunnel on Pennsylvania Turnpike/I-76
Location
Franklin County, Pennsylvania
Status
Open to traffic
History
Begun c.1885 by S. Penn. RR; first tube completed 1940 by Penna. Tpk. Comm.; second tube completed 1968
Builder
- Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission
Railroad
- South Pennsylvania Railroad
Design
Tunnel
Dimensions
Total length: 4,339.0 ft. (0.8 mi.)
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.14450, -77.64759   (decimal degrees)
40°08'40" N, 77°38'51" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/274465/4447156 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Doylesburg
Inventory number
BH 37612 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 7, 2015: Photo imported by Dave King
  • December 15, 2011: Photo imported by Jodi Christman
  • August 12, 2011: New photos from Jodi Christman
  • April 23, 2011: New video from Jodi Christman
  • September 6, 2010: New photo from Jodi Christman
  • October 13, 2008: Added by Rick Mattioni

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