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DL - Nay Aug Tunnel

Photo 

A train from Steamtown NHS about to enter the tunnel.

Looking east from Nay Aug park.

Photo taken by Jim Allen in Oct. 2007

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BH Photo #274927

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Tunnel on Delaware-Lackawanna Railroad
Location
Scranton, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania
Status
Open to traffic
History
The tunnel on the north, built in 1856, is currently active. The tunnel on the south, built in 1905, was damaged by a hurricane in 1955.
Railroads
- Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad (DLW)
- Delaware-Lackawanna Railroad (DL)
- Erie Lackawanna Railroad (EL)
Design
Tunnel
Dimensions
Total length: 755.0 ft.
Also called
DL&W - Nay Aug Tunnel
Lackawanna - Nay Aug Tunnel
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.40029, -75.63923   (decimal degrees)
41°24'01" N, 75°38'21" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/446565/4583391 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Scranton
Inventory number
BH 59796 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 19, 2014: Added by Jim Allen

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