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CSX - Alleghany Tunnel (old)

Photo 

CSX - Alleghany Tunnel (Old)

old tunnel on left; 1932 tunnel on right

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License: Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike (CC BY-SA)

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BH Photo #464584

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Tunnel for CSX Railroad
Location
Greenbrier County, West Virginia, and Alleghany County, Virginia
Status
Open to traffic
History
Opened in 1870. Augmented in 1932 by completion of a new parallel bore.
Railroads
- CSX Railroad (CSX)
- Chesapeake & Ohio Railway (C&O; CO)
Design
Tunnel
Also called
Allegheny Tunnel (old)
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.74930, -80.25950   (decimal degrees)
37°44'57" N, 80°15'34" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/565234/4178257 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Glace
Inventory number
BH 60827 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 6, 2020: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • May 2, 2014: Added by Robert Elder

Sources 

  • Robert Elder - robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Geoff Hubbs