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Quemahoning Tunnel

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Tunnel for Pittsburgh, Westmoreland & Somerset Railroad
Location
Somerset County, Pennsylvania
Status
Intact but closed to all traffic
Railroads
- New York Central Railroad (NYC)
- Pittsburgh, Westmoreland & Somerset Railroad (PW&S)
- South Pennsylvania Railroad
Design
Tunnel
Also called
Lumber Railroad Tunnel
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.05434, -79.12823   (decimal degrees)
40°03'16" N, 79°07'42" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/659651/4435466 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Bakersville
Inventory number
BH 62666 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 25, 2014: Updated by Luke: Removed "never used" as it was used 1909-16 by the PW&S
  • August 25, 2014: Updated by Robert Elder: Added category "New York Central Railroad"

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Comments 

Quemahoning Tunnel
Posted March 18, 2017, by george oakley (georgeoakley49 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

Just saw a video on You-Tube about this tunnel.Very informative and the people did not go in it.Tunnel entrance wasn't too big.