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Deschutes Tunnel

Photos 

the tunnel

BH Photo #416219

Map 

Description 

Lost tunnel demolished in the 1950s

Facts 

Overview
Lost Tunnel under Rock formation on US 30
Location
Sherman County, Oregon
Status
Demolished
History
Built 1920, blasted away 1950s
Design
Tunnel
Dimensions
Total length: 75.0 ft.
Deck width: 20.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 18.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+45.64655, -120.93462   (decimal degrees)
45°38'48" N, 120°56'05" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/660941/5056852 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Wishram
Inventory number
BH 80072 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Built 1920 (991)
Built during 1920s (9,544)
Lost (22,445)
Oregon (1,109)
Sherman County, Oregon (18)
Total length 75-100 feet (6,380)
Tunnel (1,109)
US 30 (125)

Update Log 

  • January 12, 2018: Added by Leslie R trick

Sources 

  • Leslie R Trick - Leslie [dot] Trick [at] gmail [dot] com