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LN - Natural Bridge Tunnel

Photo 

Kentucky Union RR - Natural Bridge Tunnel

Photo from old postcard

BH Photo #485157

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned tunnel under hillside on Kentucky Union RR (abandoned)
Location
Powell County, Kentucky
Status
Derelict/abandoned
History
Line abandoned in 1942
Railroads
- Kentucky Union Railway (KU)
- Lexington & Eastern Railway (L&E)
- Louisville & Nashville Railroad (LN)
Design
Tunnel
Also called
L&E - Natural Bridge Tunnel
KU - Natural Bridge Tunnel
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.77883, -83.67738   (decimal degrees)
37°46'44" N, 83°40'39" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/264207/4184652 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 91125 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 3, 2020: Updated by Luke: Added railroad info
  • November 3, 2020: New photo from Geoff Hubbs

Sources 

  • Geoff Hubbs
  • Luke

Comments 

LN - Natural Bridge Tunnel
Posted November 3, 2020, by John

This location is within Powell County, KY.