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Kittatinny Mountain Tunnel

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West Portal

Kittatinny Mountain Tunnel (western portal)

Ben Schumin, July 2006

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BH Photo #177603

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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: 4,727.0 ft. (0.9 mi.)
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.15631, -77.67729   (decimal degrees)
40°09'23" N, 77°40'38" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/271975/4448543 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Doylesburg
Inventory number
BH 37611 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 5, 2020: New photos from John Christeson
  • April 7, 2015: Photo imported by Dave King
  • April 9, 2012: New photos from Jodi Christman
  • December 15, 2011: New photos from Jodi Christman
  • August 12, 2011: New photos from Jodi Christman
  • April 24, 2011: New photos from Jodi Christman
  • December 23, 2010: New Street View added by Daniel Hopkins
  • October 16, 2010: New photo from Jodi Christman
  • September 15, 2010: New photo from Daniel Hopkins
  • October 13, 2008: Added by Rick Mattioni

Sources 

  • Rick Mattioni
  • Daniel Hopkins - chimera [at] clovermail [dot] net
  • Jodi Christman - masterofchaos [at] outlook [dot] com
  • Wikipedia
  • John Christeson - john_christeson [at] yahoo [dot] com