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North Bend Rail Trail - Tunnel #16

Photos 

Location of daylighted tunnel.

Photo taken by Robert Elder in November 2015

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BH Photo #341240

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Daylighted Tunnel for B&O Railroad
Location
Ritchie County, West Virginia
Status
Demolished
History
Bored 1857 and daylighted 1963
Railroad
- Baltimore & Ohio Railroad (B&O; BO)
Design
Tunnel
Dimensions
Total length: 220.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.22258, -81.13475   (decimal degrees)
39°13'21" N, 81°08'05" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/488368/4341485 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Cairo
Inventory number
BH 58671 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 13, 2015: Updated by Robert Elder: Added category "North Bend Rail Trail"
  • April 30, 2014: Updated by Robert Elder: Added length from WVNC Rails website.
  • November 5, 2013: Added by Robert Elder

Sources 

  • Robert Elder - robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • WVNC Rails - Outstanding website that discusses railroads in West Virginia and North Carolina.