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Path Valley Railroad - Conococheague Tunnel

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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)
Inventory number
BH 75180 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (6,181)
Built 1894 (209)
Built during 1890s (2,459)
Never built (20)
Pennsylvania (4,122)
Perry County, Pennsylvania (56)
Tunnel (1,150)

Update Log 

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

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