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B&O - Shannon Tunnel

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Facts 

Overview
Lost Tunnel on the Parkersburg Branch of the B&O Railroad. Cut is located on the North Bend Rail Trail.
Location
Doddridge County, West Virginia
Status
Daylighted and replaced by a cut
Design
Tunnel
Dimensions
Total length: 359.0 ft.
Also called
Tunnel #5
Smithburg Tunnel
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.29184, -80.74132   (decimal degrees)
39°17'31" N, 80°44'29" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/522307/4349195 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Smithburg
Inventory number
BH 60807 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 27, 2018: Updated by Luke: Added category "Daylighted"
  • April 30, 2014: Updated by Robert Elder: Added categories "Curved", "North Bend Rail Trail"

Sources 

  • Robert Elder - robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • WVNC Rails - Outstanding website discussing railroads in West Virginia and North Carolina