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BNSF - Tunnel 1.5

Photos 

East Portal

Looking from the south.

Photo taken by Mike Garland in June 2015

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BH Photo #336654

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Tunnel on BNSF
Location
North Bonneville, Skamania County, Washington
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1977
Builder
- Granite Construction of Watsonville, California
Railroads
- BNSF Railway (BNSF)
- Burlington Northern Railroad (BN)
- Spokane, Portland & Seattle Railway (SPS)
Design
Tunnel
Approximate latitude, longitude
+45.65172, -121.92400   (decimal degrees)
45°39'06" N, 121°55'26" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/583838/5055914 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Bonneville Dam
Inventory number
BH 68995 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 8, 2015: Updated by Kyle Jarvis: Corrected title to "Tunnel 1.5" This tunnel was built in 1977 between Tunnels 1 & 2.
  • August 27, 2015: Added by Mike Garland

Sources 

  • Mike Garland - Rapier342 [at] comcast [dot] net
  • Kyle Jarvis

Comments 

BNSF - Tunnel 1.5
Posted July 8, 2016, by Marck (lancialane [at] aol [dot] com)

The contractor who built it was Granite Construction from Watsonville, California. It took two years to complete.

I was a Minor/Laborer on the project.

Marck