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Path Valley Railroad - Conococheague Tunnel

Map 

Description 

More information and modern-day photos at http://www.steamphotos.com/Railroad-Photos/Abandoned-Railroa...

Facts 

Overview
Tunnel under Conococheague Mountain
Location
Perry County, Pennsylvania
Status
Never built
Future prospects
Approximately 100' drilled on north end, which survives today as a small "cave." Attempt made on south end with no success in crumbling rock.
History
Construction started January 1894, never completed
Design
Tunnel
Dimensions
Total length: 0.3 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.26168, -77.65865   (decimal degrees)
40°15'42" N, 77°39'31" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/273913/4460193 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Blairs Mills
Inventory number
BH 75180 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (6,222)
Built 1894 (209)
Built during 1890s (2,487)
Never built (20)
Pennsylvania (4,412)
Perry County, Pennsylvania (67)
Tunnel (1,156)

Update Log 

  • January 13, 2017: Added by Alexander D. Mitchell IV

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