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Lynchburg Tunnel

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Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in January 2017

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BH Photo #377421

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Overview
Tunnel under Hillside on James River Heritage Trail
Location
Lynchburg, Virginia
Status
Open to pedestrians only
History
Built ca1850-rough cut tunnel
Railroads
- Norfolk & Western Railway (N&W)
- Rail-to-trail
Design
Tunnel
Dimensions
Total length: 508.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.0 ft.
Also called
Hollins Mill Tunnel
N&W Tunnel
Norfolk and Western Tunnel
James River Heritage Trail Tunnel
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.42172, -79.15507   (decimal degrees)
37°25'18" N, 79°09'18" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/663250/4143254 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 75378 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 1, 2017: New photos from Royce and Bobette Haley
  • January 29, 2017: Added by Royce and Bobette Haley

Sources 

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