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Middle Tunnel

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Middle Tunnel

NE Portal

Photo taken by J. Bearden 4/1/2013

View this photo at panoramio.com

BH Photo #267095

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Description 

1st Tunnel in the Stumphouse Tunnel Complex, an incomplete tunnel project for the old Blue Ridge Railroad of South Carolina. This was the only tunnel of the 3 that was completed, but it has since been mostly filled in.

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned tunnel
Location
Oconee County, South Carolina
Status
Derelict/abandoned - Majority of tunnel was filled in in the early 1900s
History
Built 1953
Railroad
- Blue Ridge Railroad (BR)
Design
Tunnel
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on April 7, 1971
Approximate latitude, longitude
+34.80846, -83.11336   (decimal degrees)
34°48'30" N, 83°06'48" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/306688/3853838 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Walhalla
Elevation
1480 ft. above sea level
Inventory numbers
NRHP 71000793 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 58119 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Abandoned (3,681)
Blue Ridge Railroad (5)
Built 1953 (330)
Built during 1950s (3,862)
NR-listed (2,963)
Oconee County, South Carolina (14)
Owned by city (5,505)
Preserved (1,196)
Railroad (15,619)
South Carolina (514)
Tunnel (1,313)

Update Log 

  • September 23, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Added categories "Railroad", "Blue Ridge Railroad"
  • September 23, 2013: Added by Michael Miller

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