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NS - Hanover Tunnel (West)

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Tunnel over NS Railroad
Location
Wyoming County, West Virginia
Status
Open to traffic
Railroads
- Norfolk & Western Railway (N&W)
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
- Virginian Railway (VGN)
Design
Tunnel
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.57927, -81.78155   (decimal degrees)
37°34'45" N, 81°46'54" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/430991/4159422 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Gilbert
Inventory number
BH 59106 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 30, 2013: Added by Robert Elder

Sources 

  • Robert Elder - robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com

Comments 

NS Hanover Tunnel (West)
Posted December 30, 2013, by Robert Elder (robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com)

This tunnel appears to be roughly one mile long. I suspect that it might be a relatively modern tunnel built to bypass the R.D. Bailey Lake on the Guyandotte River.