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DVGR - Cheat Mountain Tunnel

Photo 

Approaching Cheat Mtn Tunnel

Frame from YouTube video at 1:29

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BH Photo #366834

Map 

Video 

Train Cab Ride Thru Cheat Mtn Tunnel

Published on Apr 25, 2013 This is a portion of a video I did for my elementary school class of a cab ride on Western Maryland's New Tygart Flyer. The kids especially enjoyed the excellent view inside the 1800 foot Cheat Mountain "S" Tunnel near Elkins, WV.

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Facts 

Overview
Tunnel for Durbin-Greenbrier Valley Railroad
Location
Randolph County, West Virginia
Status
Open
Railroads
- Durbin & Greenbrier Valley Railroad (DGVR)
- Western Maryland Scenic Railroad (WMSR)
Design
Tunnel
Dimensions
Total length: 1,800.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.91828, -79.78596   (decimal degrees)
38°55'06" N, 79°47'09" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/605248/4308409 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Elkins
Inventory number
BH 60821 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 19, 2016: Updated by Roger Deschner: Added category "Curved"
  • October 10, 2016: New video from Roger Deschner
  • May 1, 2014: Updated by Robert Elder: Added category "Durbin & Greenbrier Valley Railroad"

Sources 

  • Robert Elder - robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Roger Deschner - rogerdeschner [at] gmail [dot] com