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Redbank Valley Trail - Brookville Tunnel

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East end view

Photo taken by Brian Manville in February 18, 2017

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BH Photo #379107

Map 

Description 

Tunnel runs from mile marker 41.11 of the Redbank Valley Trail underneath Route 36 and South Pickering Street to the property of Miller Welding and Machine Company on 2nd Street in Brookville. On the east side of the tunnel are two bridges, one that crosses Redbank Creek and the other that currently allows the business to access all of its property.

Facts 

Overview
Tunnel on Redbank Valley Trail
Location
Brookville, Jefferson County, Pennsylvania
Status
Closed, may be rehabbed for trail use
Future prospects
Redbank Valley Trail Association has indefinite plans to refurbish the tunnel. At present, it is at the end (mile 41.11) of the trail.
Railroads
- Buffalo & Pittsburgh Railroad (BPRR)
- Pennsylvania Railroad (PRR)
- Pittsburg & Shawmut Railroad (PSR)
Design
Tunnel
Dimensions
Span length: 754.0 ft.
Total length: 754.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.15071, -79.08753   (decimal degrees)
41°09'03" N, 79°05'15" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/660478/4557250 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Brookville
Inventory number
BH 73989 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 18, 2017: Updated by Brian Manville: Added information about where it crosses and year built; updated future prospects and added description.

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