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WB&T - Mt. Wood Tunnel (North)

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WB&T Mt Wood Tunnel (North)

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Overview
Abandoned tunnel for Abandoned Wheeling Bridge &Terminal Railway Grade
Location
Wheeling, Ohio County, West Virginia
Status
Derelict/abandoned
Future prospects
May be used on a rail-trail. Will require some repair.
History
Built 1888; abandoned in 1982
Railroads
- Penn Central Railroad (PC)
- Pennsylvania Railroad (PRR)
- Rail-to-trail
- Wheeling Bridge & Terminal Railway (WB&T)
Design
Tunnel
Dimensions
Total length: 537.0 ft.
Also called
Wheeling Heritage Trail - Mt. Wood Tunnel (North)
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.08496, -80.72350   (decimal degrees)
40°05'06" N, 80°43'25" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/523573/4437224 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Wheeling
Inventory number
BH 61316 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 1, 2020: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • June 12, 2014: Updated by Robert Elder: Made slight edit to Future Prospects.
  • June 11, 2014: Updated by Luke Harden: Added build date from Waymarking
  • June 11, 2014: Added by Robert Elder

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