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Tuscarora Mountain Tunnel

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Inside tunnel

Photo taken by Jodi Christman 7/22/2011

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BH Photo #209683

Map 

Street Views 

Facts 

Overview
Tunnel on Pennsylvania Turnpike/I-76
Location
Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania, and 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: 5,326.0 ft. (1.0 mi.)
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.08723, -77.83560   (decimal degrees)
40°05'14" N, 77°50'08" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/258245/4441293 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Fannettsburg
Inventory number
BH 37610 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • June 4, 2017: New Street View added by Dana and Kay Klein
  • April 7, 2015: Photo imported by Dave King
  • October 13, 2008: Added by Rick Mattioni

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