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NS - Hatfield South Tunnel

Description 

This is the south tunnel in a pair of railroad tunnels running side by side. The tunnels themselves are in Kentucky, while the four bridges on either side of it are all in West Virginia

Facts 

Overview
Skewed tunnel on Norfolk Southern Railroad, Pocahontas Subdivision
Location
Pike County, Kentucky
Status
Open
History
Rehabilitied for heavier trains, 1914
Railroads
- Norfolk & Western Railway (NW)
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
Design
Tunnel
Skew angle
30 degrees
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.62750, -82.18400   (decimal degrees)
37°37'39" N, 82°11'02" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/395522/4165145 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Delbarton
Elevation
696 ft. above sea level
Inventory number
BH 60886 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Built 1903 (626)
Built during 1900s (7,686)
Kentucky (1,377)
Norfolk & Western Railway (639)
Norfolk Southern Railway (2,101)
Open (41,013)
Owned by railroad (13,567)
Pike County, Kentucky (31)
Railroad (16,520)
Skewed (5,020)
Tunnel (1,360)

Update Log 

  • January 17, 2015: Updated by Calvin Sneed: Sorry.. tunnel specifics
  • May 7, 2014: Updated by Luke Harden: Added categories "Railroad", "Norfolk Southern Railway"
  • May 7, 2014: Added by Robert Elder

Sources 

  • Robert Elder - robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Calvin Sneed - us43137415 [at] yahoo [dot] com