PRR - Bow Ridge Tunnel
Part of the extensive Pennsylvania Railroad system, the Bow Ridge Tunnel was constructed when the railroad realigned its rail tracks in this vicinity.
-- Historic American Engineering Record
- Abandoned tunnel on former Pennsylvania Railroad
- Indiana County, Pennsylvania
- Built 1907
- - A.C. Shand (Engineer)
- McMenamin & Sons (Contractor)
- - Pennsylvania Railroad (PRR)
- Stone tunnel
Total length: 630.0 ft.
Deck width: 42.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 30.0 ft.
- Approximate latitude, longitude
- +40.46107, -79.36972 (decimal degrees)
40°27'40" N, 79°22'11" W (degrees°minutes'seconds")
- Approximate UTM coordinates
- 17/638222/4480210 (zone/easting/northing)
- Quadrangle map:
- Inventory number
- BH 56375 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
- October 12, 2014: HAER photos posted by Dave King
- May 27, 2013: Added by Jacob P. Bernard
- Jacob P. Bernard
- HAER PA-269 - Pennsylvania Railroad, Bow Ridge Tunnel, Through Bow Ridge, 0.3 mile South of Conemaugh Dam, New Alexandria, Westmoreland County, PA