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CN - Tunnel #1

Photos 

North Portal

Photo taken by Nathan Morton in Sept. 07

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BH Photo #127437

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Tunnel on CN (formerly IC) Railroad, southeast of Stonefort
Location
Pope County, Illinois
Status
Open to railroad traffic
History
Built 1928
Railroads
- Canadian National Railway (CN)
- Illinois Central Railroad (IC; ICG (1972-1988))
Design
Tunnel
Dimensions
Total length: 800.0 ft.
Also called
IC - Tunnel #1
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.56673, -88.70254   (decimal degrees)
37°34'00" N, 88°42'09" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/349640/4159106 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Stonefort
Inventory number
BH 38057 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 3, 2019: New photo from Melissa Brand-Welch
  • November 12, 2008: Updated by Nathan Morton
  • November 11, 2008: Added by Nathan Morton

Sources 

  • Nathan Morton - morton890 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Melissa Brand-Welch - melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com

Comments 

CN - Tunnel #3
Posted September 1, 2018, by Anonymous

that's tunnel 1 by the timetable

IC Tunnel #3
Posted March 3, 2010, by Calvin Sneed (us43137415 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

Nathan, I admire your perserverance.. I've checked the maps, and I'll bet there was absolutely no place to park anywhere near this tunnel.