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Fort Harry-Balsam Ridge Tunnel

Photos 

Photo taken by Calvin Sneed in August 2010

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BH Photo #175406

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Tunnel under Balsam Ridge Spur on U.S. 441, New Found Gap Road (formerly Indian Gap Highway), Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Tennessee
Location
Sevier County, Tennessee
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1934
Builder
- Civilian Conservation Corps
Design
Tunnel
Also called
Newfound Gap Tunnel #1
Approximate latitude, longitude
+35.63654, -83.47301   (decimal degrees)
35°38'12" N, 83°28'23" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/276073/3946453 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Mount Le Conte
Inventory number
BH 46001 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 20, 2018: New photos from Jack Schmidt
  • August 18, 2013: Updated by Brent Tindall: Adjusted GPS coordinates
  • August 30, 2010: Added by Calvin Sneed

Sources 

  • Calvin Sneed - us43137415 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Brent Tindall - bizzat219 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Jack Schmidt - jjturtle [at] earthlink [dot] net