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Iron Horse Trail - Snoqualmie Tunnel

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License: Released into public domain

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BH Photo #231218

Map 

Video 

A Ride Through the Snoqualmie Tunnel

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Description 

Part of the abandoned Chicago, Milwaukee, Saint Paul, and Pacific Railroad. Abandoned 1980. This is the shortest and most level crossing under the North Central Cascades.

Facts 

Overview
Tunnel on Pedestrian trail under Snoqualmie Pass
Location
King County, Washington, and Kittitas County, Washington
Status
Open to pedestrians
History
Built 1914 by the Chicago, Milwaukee, Saint Paul, and Pacific Railroad. Rehabilitated 2011
Railroads
- Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad (MILW; CMStP&P; CMStP)
- Rail-to-trail
Design
Tunnel
Dimensions
Total length: 12,144.0 ft. (2.3 mi.)
Also called
MILW - Snoqualmie Tunnel
Approximate latitude, longitude
+47.39525, -121.44233   (decimal degrees)
47°23'43" N, 121°26'32" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/617545/5250264 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Snoqualmie Pass
Inventory numer
BH 52312 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 8, 2018: New video from John Anderson
  • February 5, 2018: New photo from John Anderson
  • November 3, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Corrected map location
  • May 17, 2012: Updated by Neil Martel: Added category "Rail-to-trail"
  • April 30, 2012: Updated by Neil Martel: Added additional description

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