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Saddle Tunnel

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Saddle Tunnel

SW Portal

Photo taken by J. Bearden 4/1/2013

View this photo at panoramio.com

BH Photo #267093

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Description 

1st Tunnel in the Stumphouse Tunnel Complex, an incomplete tunnel project for the old Blue Ridge Railroad of South Carolina.

Facts 

Overview
Historic Railroad Tunnel
Location
Oconee County, South Carolina
Status
Inundated
Future prospects
Partially inundated, the tunnel is preserved in place with no plans to rehabilitate.
History
Built 1853
Railroad
- Blue Ridge Railroad (BR)
Design
Tunnel
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on April 7, 1971
Approximate latitude, longitude
+34.82097, -83.09828   (decimal degrees)
34°49'16" N, 83°05'54" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/308097/3855196 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Walhalla
Elevation
1360 ft. above sea level
Inventory numbers
NRHP 71000793 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 58118 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 23, 2014: Updated by Michael Miller: Corrected "Overview"
  • September 23, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Added categories "Blue Ridge Railroad", "Railroad"
  • September 23, 2013: Updated by Michael Miller: Added "Elevation"

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