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CSX - Virginia Avenue Tunnel (1872)

Photo 

Virginia Avenue Tunnel

Photo from CapitolRiverfront

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

View this photo at capitolriverfront.org

BH Photo #455620

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Tunnel on CSX Transportation
Location
Washington, District of Columbia
Status
Replaced by a new tunnel
History
Built 1872 by the Baltimore & Potomac Railroad
Railroads
- Baltimore & Potomac Railroad (B&P)
- CSX Railroad (CSX)
- Conrail (CR)
- Penn Central Railroad (PC)
- Pennsylvania Railroad (PRR)
Design
Tunnel
Dimensions
Total length: 3,788.0 ft. (0.7 mi.)
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.87951, -76.99994   (decimal degrees)
38°52'46" N, 76°59'60" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/326520/4305306 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Washington East
Inventory number
BH 72936 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 2, 2019: Updated by Luke: Gone since 2018
  • September 2, 2019: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • July 26, 2016: Added by Andy Winegar

Sources 

  • Andy Winegar
  • Geoff Hubbs
  • Luke