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CSX - Carothers Tunnel

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Carothers Tunnel

Southeast Portal

Photo taken by Chris Sanfino on 4/21/2007

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BH Photo #268177

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Description 

Part of 1914 "Magnolia Cutoff" realignment of the B&O mainline

Facts 

Overview
Tunnel on CSX Transportation, Cumberland Subdivision
Location
Morgan County, West Virginia
History
Built 1914, modified (notched) ca 2010 for double-stack containers
Railroads
- Baltimore & Ohio Railroad (B&O; BO)
- CSX Railroad (CSX)
Design
Tunnel
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.53831, -78.44770   (decimal degrees)
39°32'18" N, 78°26'52" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/719337/4379627 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Paw Paw
Inventory number
BH 58362 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 26, 2014: Updated by Ian Martin: Added categories "Baltimore & Ohio Railroad", "CSX Railroad", "Curved"
  • October 10, 2013: Added by Michael Miller

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