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Quitaque Railway Tunnel

Map 

Video 

Texas Wild: Clatiry walk through tour

YouTube user TexasWild

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Facts 

Overview
Tunnel under unnamed hill on Caprock Canyon Trailway (formerly Fort Worth and Denver South Plains Railway)
Location
Floyd County, Texas
Status
Open to pedestrians only
History
Built 1886 and abandoned in 1989 recently reused for trail.
Railroads
- Burlington Northern Railroad (BN)
- Fort Worth & Denver Railway (FW&D)
- Rail-to-trail
Design
Tunnel
Dimensions
Total length: 742.0 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on September 13, 1977
Also called
Clarity Tunnel
Approximate latitude, longitude
+34.24203, -101.12283   (decimal degrees)
34°14'31" N, 101°07'22" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/304502/3791030 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Quitaque Peaks
Inventory numbers
NRHP 77001442 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 72748 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 29, 2016: New video from Dave King
  • July 8, 2016: Added by J.P.

Sources 

  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com