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BO - Glencoe Tunnel

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Photo taken by David Case in May 2020

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BH Photo #471620

Description 

Combination brick and timber construction tunnel on former B & O railroad.

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned tunnel
Location
Belmont County, Ohio
Status
Derelict/abandoned
History
Built 1870
Railroad
- Baltimore & Ohio Railroad (BO)
Design
Tunnel
Dimensions
Total length: 660.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.01193, -80.89835   (decimal degrees)
40°00'43" N, 80°53'54" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/508675/4429086 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 89184 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (8,304)
Abandoned (3,926)
Baltimore & Ohio Railroad (529)
Belmont County, Ohio (59)
Built 1870 (158)
Built during 1870s (1,254)
Ohio (4,178)
Owned privately (1,924)
Railroad (16,443)
Total length 500-1000 feet (3,050)
Tunnel (1,359)

Update Log 

  • May 4, 2020: New photos from David Case

Sources 

  • David Case

Comments 

B&O - Glencoe Tunnel
Posted August 21, 2020, by John Marvig (marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com)

Looking on Belmont County GIS, it is apparent that this tunnel lies on private property. Owner information can be found through GIS resources.

B&O - Glencoe Tunnel
Posted August 20, 2020, by Adam (adbar3_0 [at] outlook [dot] com)

I am also wondering the same things. I found it on another website and it says it is located on private property. I emailed the site and asked who i would need to contact for permission to visit if needed. Havent heard anything back yet. I have also been to moonville and i live nowhere near it. Glencoe tunnel is 10 min away and for 35 years i didnt know it was in the area. I plan to visit it in the coming weeks. If no one will answer me im just going to go and if i get stopped i get stopped. I just want to take photos and visit.

B&O - Glencoe Tunnel
Posted August 13, 2020, by John Burns (jandkburns [at] yahoo [dot] com)

My wife and I would like to know if you can visit the Glencoe tunnel. I have searched and can not find anything that specifically says yes or no. Any information about visiting the tunnel would be greatly appreciated. We have been to Moonville and King's Hollow tunnels.