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CR - Clarion Tunnel No. 2

Photos 

View from inside the tunnel looking south

Photo taken by Brian Manville in October 17, 2020

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BH Photo #490447

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned tunnel under hillside on Conrail (abandoned)
Location
Clarion County, Pennsylvania
Status
Derelict/abandoned
History
Built 1909
Railroads
- Conrail (CR)
- Franklin & Clearfield Railroad (F&C)
- New York Central Railroad (NYC)
- Penn Central Railroad (PC)
Design
Tunnel
Dimensions
Total length: 2,176.0 ft. (0.4 mi.)
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.18246, -79.45708   (decimal degrees)
41°10'57" N, 79°27'25" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/629405/4560159 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 91590 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 19, 2021: New photos from Geoff Hubbs
  • February 13, 2021: New photos from Brian Manville
  • December 23, 2020: Added by Geoff Hubbs

Sources 

  • Geoff Hubbs
  • Franklin & Clearfield RR Tunnels (3 in PA) - SteamPhotos.com - Franklin & Clearfield Railroad Tunnels Tunnel #1 aka Mays Mill Tunnel aka Deep Valley Tunnel (1907-1988) Cranberry, Pennsylvania - 967 feet long Tunnel #2 (1909-1988) Clarion (Piney), Pennsylvania - 2176 feet long (north side of Clarion River) Tu
  • Brian Manville

Comments 

CR - Clarion Tunnel No. 2
Posted December 18, 2021, by Tyler (reconor894 [at] gmail [dot] com)

September 23, 2021. Getting to the north side of this was challenging, if you accidentally head north on the abandoned railway, all you can see is the old railbed where trees dont grow.