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MBTA - Washington St Tunnel - Salem

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MBTA - Washington St Tunnel - Salem

north portal in 1920s

Photo from Salem State Archives

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

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BH Photo #456173

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Facts 

Overview
Tunnel under downtown Salem- Washington St on MBTA frmr B&M RR
Location
Salem, Essex County, Massachusetts
Status
Open to traffic
History
built in 1839; extended in 1948-58
Railroads
- Boston & Maine Railroad (B&M; BM)
- Eastern Railroad
- Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA)
Design
Tunnel
Dimensions
Total length: 2,200.0 ft. (0.4 mi.)
Also called
B&M Salem Tunnel
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.52139, -70.89569   (decimal degrees)
42°31'17" N, 70°53'44" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/344289/4709409 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 86684 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 14, 2019: New photo from Geoff Hubbs

Sources 

  • Geoff Hubbs