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CSX - Spartanburg Tunnel

Photo 

Clinchfield Railroad Tunnel

CSX train enters north end of the tunnel near Wofford College.

Photo taken by Joseph Hinson

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BH Photo #247343

Map 

Facts 

Overview
CSX Tunnel under Norfolk Southern Railway (former Southern), Magnolia Street & N. Church Street (US-221/SC-56)
Location
Spartanburg, Spartanburg County, South Carolina
Status
Open to railroad traffic
History
Built by the Clinchfield Railroad in order to interchange with Atlantic Coast Line and Piedmont & Northern without going through the Southern Railway yard.
Railroads
- CSX Railroad (CSX)
- Carolina, Clinchfield & Ohio Railroad (CCO; Clinchfield)
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
- Southern Railway (SOU)
Design
Tunnel
Approximate latitude, longitude
+34.95366, -81.93670   (decimal degrees)
34°57'13" N, 81°56'12" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/414475/3868304 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Spartanburg
Inventory number
BH 55314 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 23, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Moved pin to portal
  • September 18, 2013: Updated by Michael Miller: Changed "GPS Coordinates", "Overview", Current Owner" and added "USGS Quadrangle"
  • January 25, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Changed type from "Don't Know" to "Tunnel"
  • January 25, 2013: Updated by Joseph Hinson: Added category "tunnel"

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