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North Bend Rail Trail - Silver Run Tunnel

Photos 

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Photo taken by Robert Elder in November 2014

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BH Photo #308273

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Tunnel over North Bend Rail Trail on County Road 15/7
Location
Ritchie County, West Virginia
Status
Open to pedestrians only
Railroad
- Rail-to-trail
Design
Tunnel
Dimensions
Total length: 1,376.0 ft.
Also called
North Bend Rail Trail - Tunnel #19
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.20776, -81.20526   (decimal degrees)
39°12'28" N, 81°12'19" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/482277/4339852 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Cairo
Inventory number
BH 56754 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 3, 2018: New photos from Kristen Wells
  • November 15, 2014: New photo from Robert Elder
  • November 14, 2014: New photos from Robert Elder
  • October 14, 2013: New photo from Robert Elder
  • September 24, 2013: Updated by Robert Elder: Alterned name to make it consistent with other NBRT tunnel names
  • June 24, 2013: Updated by Robert Elder: Added category "Rail-to-trail"

Sources 

Comments 

North Bend Rail Trail - Silver Run Tunnel
Posted November 18, 2014, by Robert Elder (robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com)

Hi Chris:

Glad you found the information to be useful. One of the best sources for information about this line is WVNC Rails, ran by Dan Robie.

http://wvncrails.weebly.com/

North Bend Rail Trail - Silver Run Tunnel
Posted November 17, 2014, by Chris Cates

Great photos and information, Robert. It makes me want to take a trip out to West Virginia....when it gets warmer.