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North Bend Rail Trail - Tunnel #11

Photos 

Location of daylighted tunnel.

Photo taken by Robert Elder in November 2015

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BH Photo #341220

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Tunnel for the Parkersburg Branch of the B&O Railroad. Cut is located on the North Bend Rail Trail.
Location
Ritchie County, West Virginia
Status
Daylighted and replaced by a cut
History
Built 1857
Railroad
- Baltimore & Ohio Railroad (B&O; BO)
Design
Tunnel
Dimensions
Total length: 176.0 ft.
Also called
Teneriffe Tunnel
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.24332, -81.10325   (decimal degrees)
39°14'36" N, 81°06'12" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/491089/4343783 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Harrisville
Inventory number
BH 60809 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 13, 2015: New photo from Robert Elder
  • November 18, 2014: Updated by Robert Elder: Added alternate name.
  • April 30, 2014: Updated by Robert Elder: Added category "North Bend Rail Trail"

Sources 

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