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POVA - Blueslide Tunnel

Photo 

North portal.

Photo taken by Kyle Jarvis in August 2014

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BH Photo #338928

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Tunnel on Pend Oreille Valley Railroad
Location
Pend Oreille County, Washington
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1909
Railroads
- Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad (MILW; CMStP&P; CMStP)
- Idaho & Washington Northern Railroad (I&WN)
- Pend Oreille Valley Railroad (POVA)
Design
Tunnel
Dimensions
Span length: 1,100.0 ft.
Total length: 1,100.0 ft.
Also called
MILW - Blueslide Tunnel
I&WN - Blueslide Tunnel
Approximate latitude, longitude
+48.56150, -117.35027   (decimal degrees)
48°33'41" N, 117°21'01" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
11/474155/5378771 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Ruby
Inventory number
BH 67566 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 7, 2015: New photo from Kyle Jarvis
  • May 13, 2015: Added by Luke

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