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NW - Pocahantas Tunnel No. 2

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N&W - Pocohantas Tunnel No. 2

east portal

Photo taken by mueller99 in 2010

License: Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY)

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BH Photo #464120

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Facts 

Overview
Abandoned tunnel under hillside on N&W RR
Location
Mercer County, West Virginia
Status
Derelict/abandoned
History
Built 1915
Railroad
- Norfolk & Western Railway (NW)
Design
Tunnel
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.30902, -81.33042   (decimal degrees)
37°18'32" N, 81°19'49" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/470720/4129205 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 87685 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 6, 2020: New photo from Geoff Hubbs

Sources 

  • Geoff Hubbs

Comments 

NW - Pocahantas Tunnel No. 2
Posted March 16, 2021, by Tony E Honeyman (tdhoneyman [at] gmail [dot] com)

Really interesting seeing this inside and out. Time has taken a toll on rails and wash out conditions. Safety must be exercised at this site!