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CNTP - Tunnel 13

Photos 

Photo taken by Butch Adkins in March 2008

BH Photo #247226

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned tunnel on Abandoned Railroad
Location
Scott County, Tennessee
Status
Derelict/abandoned
History
Built 1877
Builder
- City of Cincinnati, Ohio
Railroads
- Cincinnati Southern Railway (CNTP)
- Cincinnati, New Orleans, & Texas Pacific Railway (CNO&TP; CNTP)
Design
Tunnel bored through limestone/sandstone/shale/slate/clay mixture. One featured stacked limestone portals. Brick masonry lined.
Dimensions
Total length: 751.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 20.0 ft.
Also called
Cincinnati Southern Tunnel 13
CS 13
Approximate latitude, longitude
+36.40983, -84.54750   (decimal degrees)
36°24'35" N, 84°32'51" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/719908/4032201 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Oneida South
Inventory number
BH 55288 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 23, 2013: Added by Alex Wood

Sources 

  • Alex Wood