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BPRR - Ellwood Tunnel

Photo 

BPRR - Ellwood Tunnel

Photo courtesy of James J. Bales, Jr.; Lawrencecountymemoirs.com

BH Photo #539580

Facts 

Overview
Tunnel on Buffalo & Pittsburgh Railroad
Location
Ellwood City, Beaver County, Pennsylvania, and Lawrence County, Pennsylvania
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1891
Railroads
- Baltimore & Ohio Railroad (BO)
- Buffalo & Pittsburgh Railroad (BPRR)
- CSX Railroad (CSX)
- Chessie System (B&O/C&O/WM)
- Pittsburgh & Western Railroad
Design
Tunnel
Dimensions
Total length: 694.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.85413, -80.27666   (decimal degrees)
40°51'15" N, 80°16'36" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/560968/4522815 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Beaver Falls
Inventory number
BH 71021 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 22, 2022: New photo from Stewart Edwin Beitler
  • February 15, 2016: Added by Ian Martin

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