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Rivermont Tunnel

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Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in January 2017

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BH Photo #377932

Map 

Description 

Dimensions are estimates

Facts 

Overview
Tunnel under Columbia Ave/hillside on NSRR
Location
Lynchburg, Virginia
Status
Open to traffic
Railroad
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
Design
Tunnel
Dimensions
Total length: 1,370.0 ft.
Deck width: 20.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.43810, -79.16655   (decimal degrees)
37°26'17" N, 79°09'60" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/662200/4145052 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 75376 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Built 1910 (1,028)
Built during 1910s (8,744)
Lynchburg, Virginia (32)
Norfolk Southern Railway (1,420)
Open (36,528)
Owned by railroad (9,804)
Railroad (13,078)
Total length 1000-2500 feet (1,658)
Tunnel (1,150)
Virginia (1,008)

Update Log 

  • February 4, 2017: New photos from Royce and Bobette Haley
  • January 31, 2017: Updated by Royce and Bobette Haley: date
  • January 29, 2017: Added by Royce and Bobette Haley

Sources 

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