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NS-Horseshoe Bend Road Tunnel

Photos 

Looking NW

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in August 2017

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BH Photo #402155

Map 

Description 

Dimensions are estimates. SE portal (Concrete sleeve) is approximately 75'. Appears the SE portal was sprayed with a mixture that has covered most of the date.

Facts 

Overview
Tunnel under NSRR on Horseshoe Bend Rd
Location
Bedford County, Virginia
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1913
Railroad
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
Design
Tunnel
Dimensions
Span length: 986.0 ft.
Total length: 986.0 ft.
Deck width: 10.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.20904, -79.68271   (decimal degrees)
37°12'33" N, 79°40'58" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/616888/4118875 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Goodview
Inventory number
BH 78309 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 14, 2017: Added by Royce and Bobette Haley
  • September 12, 2017: New photos from Royce and Bobette Haley

Sources 

  • Royce and Bobette Haley - roycehaley111 [at] yahoo [dot] com