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Alaska - Bear Valley Tunnel

Photo 

Alaska - Bear Valley Tunnel

Photo taken by Chris Guenzler

License: Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike (CC BY-SA)

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BH Photo #488831

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Tunnel under Begich Peak on Alaska Railroad
Location
Anchorage, Alaska
Status
Open to traffic
Railroad
- Alaska Railroad (ARR)
Design
Tunnel
Dimensions
Total length: 4,903.0 ft. (0.9 mi.)
Also called
Alaska - Portage Tunnel
Approximate latitude, longitude
+60.78986, -148.83335   (decimal degrees)
60°47'23" N, 148°50'00" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
6/400196/6740774 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 91943 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Alaska (185)
Alaska Railroad (28)
Anchorage, Alaska (19)
Open (39,897)
Owned by railroad (12,432)
Total length over 2500 feet (916)
Tunnel (1,310)

Update Log 

  • January 16, 2021: New photo from Geoff Hubbs

Sources 

  • Geoff Hubbs