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VT - Tunnel #1

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V&T Tunnel #1 Then & Now

1940's V&T train with collapsed Tunnel #1 and shoofly in background; same view in March 2014.

Top photo by unknown, ~1940; Bottom photo taken by Rick Cooper, 30 March 2014, 15:53

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Facts 

Overview
Lost Tunnel on Virginia & Truckee Railroad
Location
Lyon County, Nevada
Status
Collapsed
History
Built 1872; Collapsed 1932
Railroad
- Virginia & Truckee Railroad (VT; V&T)
Design
Tunnel
Dimensions
Total length: 367.0 ft.
Also called
VT - Summit Tunnel
VT - Lakeview Tunnel
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.20319, -119.79400   (decimal degrees)
39°12'11" N, 119°47'38" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
11/258736/4343044 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Carson City
Elevation
5080 ft. above sea level
Inventory number
BH 67194 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 29, 2020: New Street View added by Doug Klingerman
  • April 22, 2015: Added by Luke

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