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BNSF - Winton Tunnel

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BNSF - Winton Tunnel

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BH Photo #472874

Description 

Built in 1928 as part of the new Chumstick cutoff by the Great Northern Railway.

Facts 

Overview
Concrete lined tunnel on BNSF Railway, MP 1684.41, Scenic Subdivision
Location
Chelan County, Washington
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1928
Railroads
- Amtrak (AMTK)
- BNSF Railway (BNSF)
- Great Northern Railway (GN)
Design
Tunnel
Dimensions
Total length: 4,059.0 ft. (0.8 mi.)
Also called
Great Northern Winton Tunnel
Tunnel 14
Approximate latitude, longitude
+47.72313, -120.73399   (decimal degrees)
47°43'23" N, 120°44'02" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/669932/5288015 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Winton
Inventory number
BH 51980 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Amtrak (575)
BNSF Railway (1,594)
Built 1928 (1,229)
Built during 1920s (10,324)
Chelan County, Washington (45)
Great Northern Railway (397)
Open (41,198)
Owned by railroad (13,725)
Railroad (16,665)
Total length over 2500 feet (966)
Tunnel (1,362)
Washington (1,389)

Update Log 

  • July 10, 2021: New photo from C Johnson
  • May 27, 2020: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • April 6, 2012: Updated by Neil Martel: Corrected overview
  • April 6, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added categories "Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway", "Railroad"

Sources 

  • Neil Martel
  • Geoff Hubbs