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East Side Trolley Tunnel

Photos 

Published prior to 1923

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BH Photo #417011

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Facts 

Overview
Tunnel under College Hill on Bus Lane (Originally Rhodse Island Co. Trolleys)
Location
Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island
Status
Open to buses only
History
Built 1914; Track removed and tunnel reconfigured for Bus/Trolleybus use.
Railroads
- Providence United Electric Railway (UER)
- Rhode Island Co.
- Streetcar
Design
Tunnel
Dimensions
Total length: 2,000.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.82754, -71.40178   (decimal degrees)
41°49'39" N, 71°24'06" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/300547/4633417 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Providence
Inventory number
BH 80278 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 27, 2018: Updated by Luke: Noted that tunnel is bus-only, Added trolley company names
  • January 27, 2018: Added by Dave King

Sources 

  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Luke