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Breeden Tunnel

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Photo taken by Greg Hall

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BH Photo #131704

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Facts 

Overview
Tunnel on CR 3/05 (former N&W Railroad)
Location
Mingo County, West Virginia
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built for railway, coal mined out, rail closed and was converted to roadway
Railroad
- Norfolk & Western Railway (NW)
Design
Tunnel north west of Kirk, WV. More info on other tunnel
West entrance N37 54.754, W82 15.158, East entrance W37 54.681, W82 15.097
Also called
Old N&W Tunnel
CR 3/05 Tunnel
NW - Breeden Tunnel
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.91229, -82.25218   (decimal degrees)
37°54'44" N, 82°15'08" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/389929/4196822 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Wilsondale
Elevation
920 ft. above sea level
Inventory number
BH 37211 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

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Have street view (26,945)
Mingo County, West Virginia (39)
Norfolk & Western Railway (555)
Open (39,882)
Rail-to-road (342)
Railroad (15,411)
Tunnel (1,310)
West Virginia (1,486)

Update Log 

  • November 15, 2018: Updated by Luke: Added name
  • December 30, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Added category "Railroad"
  • April 20, 2010: New Street View added by Nathan Holth
  • February 26, 2010: Updated by Greg Hall: added GPS coordinates
  • August 16, 2008: Added by Greg Hall

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Comments 

NW - Breeden Tunnel
Posted January 4, 2021, by Luke

I assume they meant they depleted the coal in the area.

NW - Breeden Tunnel
Posted January 4, 2021, by Sarah (Sarahbeth050718 [at] gmail [dot] com)

What do you mean “coal mined out”