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CNJ - Hauto Tunnel

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CNJ - Hauto Tunnel

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BH Photo #483939

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Facts 

Overview
Abandoned tunnel under Nesquehoning Mountain on Central RR of New Jersey
Location
Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania
Status
Derelict/abandoned
History
Built in 1871; line abandoned in 1969
Builder
- Lehigh Coal and Navigation Co.
Railroads
- Central Railroad of New Jersey (CNJ)
- Lehigh & Susquehanna Railroad
Design
Tunnel
Dimensions
Total length: 3,800.0 ft. (0.7 mi.)
Also called
Lansford-Hauto Tunnel
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.83900, -75.89172   (decimal degrees)
40°50'20" N, 75°53'30" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/424822/4521267 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 90875 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 12, 2020: New photo from Geoff Hubbs

Sources 

  • Geoff Hubbs