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LI - East New York Freight Tunnel

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LIRR - East NY Freight Tunnel

looking south

Photo from ltvsquad

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

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BH Photo #477763

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Tunnel under City Streets on Long Island Railroad Bay Ridge Branch
Location
New York City, Kings County, New York
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1918
Railroads
- Long Island Railroad (LI)
- New York & Atlantic Railway (NY&A)
Design
Tunnel
Dimensions
Total length: 3,500.0 ft. (0.7 mi.)
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.67493, -73.90425   (decimal degrees)
40°40'30" N, 73°54'15" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/592606/4503249 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 90137 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 19, 2020: New photo from Patrick Gurwell
  • August 5, 2020: New photos from Patrick Gurwell
  • August 2, 2020: Updated by Luke: Added categories "Railroad", "Cut-And-Cover Tunnel"
  • August 2, 2020: New photo from Geoff Hubbs

Sources 

  • Geoff Hubbs
  • Patrick Gurwell - pgurwell [at] gmail [dot] com

Comments 

LIRR - East New York Freight Tunnel
Posted August 2, 2020, by Luke

Nice add, Geoff.