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AM&O - Jefferson Street Tunnel

Photos 

April 1971. General View Of Portal

Photo taken by Jack E. Boucher for the Historic American Engineering Record

View photos at Library of Congress

BH Photo #301269

Map 

Street View 

Description 

Early rough cut stone railroad tunnel built approx. 1870 or earlier.

-- Historic American Engineering Record

Facts 

Overview
Tunnel on Railroad
Location
Lynchburg, Virginia
Status
Intact but closed to all traffic
History
Built ca. 1870
Railroad
- Atlantic, Mississippi, & Ohio Railroad (AM&O)
Design
Tunnel
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.41691, -79.14134   (decimal degrees)
37°25'01" N, 79°08'29" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/664476/4142744 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Lynchburg
Inventory number
BH 63593 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 29, 2017: New photo from Royce and Bobette Haley
  • September 5, 2016: New Street View added by Dana and Kay Klein
  • October 12, 2014: Added by Dave King

Sources 

  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • HAER VA-9 - Atlantic, Mississippi & Ohio Railroad, Jefferson Street Tunnel, Norfolk & Western RY main line, Lynchburg, Lynchburg, VA
  • Dana and Kay Klein
  • Royce and Bobette Haley - roycehaley111 [at] yahoo [dot] com