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Hamburg Trail Tunnel

Photo 

Approach to south portal

Photo taken by Nathan Morton in Aug. 09

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BH Photo #145683

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Tunnel under under Highway 94 on Hamburg Trail (from USG Railroad)
Location
St. Charles County, Missouri
Status
Open to pedestrians
History
Built as part of a US Govn't Railroad branch line from the KATY RR to Weldon Springs Army Reserve
Railroad
- US Military Transportation Corps (DODX; USAX; USNX; DAFX)
Design
Tunnel
Dimensions
Span length: 77.0 ft.
Total length: 77.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.66004, -90.75473   (decimal degrees)
38°39'36" N, 90°45'17" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/695360/4281444 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Defiance
Inventory number
BH 43285 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 15, 2010: Updated by Sharon Spear: Added map coordinates
  • August 25, 2009: Added by Nathan Morton

Sources 

  • Nathan Morton - morton890 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Sharon Spear - sweetsexysharon [at] gmail [dot] com

Comments 

Hamburg Trail Tunnel
Posted August 26, 2009, by Sharon Spear (sweetsexysharon [at] gmail [dot] com)

That trail leads to this bridge:

http://bridgehunter.com/mo/st-charles/bh39088/

Thank you for solving the mystery of the bridge!

Sharon