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CSX - Pinkerton Tunnel

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Photo taken by Kordite

License: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial (CC BY-NC)

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Facts 

Overview
Tunnel on Railroad (CSX)
Location
Somerset County, Pennsylvania
Status
Demolished
History
Built 1885, daylighted ca. 2012 for higher clearances
Railroads
- Baltimore & Ohio Railroad (B&O; BO)
- CSX Railroad (CSX)
Design
Tunnel
Dimensions
Total length: 1,080.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.84230, -79.24610   (decimal degrees)
39°50'32" N, 79°14'46" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/650060/4411725 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Markleton
Inventory number
BH 58539 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 29, 2014: Updated by Ed Hollowell: Date for removal operation completion and lenght.
  • July 26, 2014: Updated by Ian Martin: Tunnel has been removed for higher clearances
  • October 25, 2013: Added by Luke Harden

Sources 

  • Luke
  • Ian Martin
  • Ed Hollowell - erhollowell [at] aol [dot] com