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Free Hill Tunnel

Photos 

Photo taken by Calvin Sneed in June 2009

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BH Photo #171688

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Tunnel under Free Hill on CSX (Clinchfield) Railroad
Location
Gray, Washington County, Tennessee
Status
Open to traffic
History
One of 55 tunnels built 1908-1909 by the South & Western Railroad (Carolina, Clinchfield and Ohio Railroad), rehabilitated and enlarged 1927
Railroads
- CSX Railroad (CSX)
- Carolina, Clinchfield & Ohio Railroad (CCO; Clinchfield)
Design
Two lined concrete portals, 84 feet long, 388 feet of unlined rock
Dimensions
Total length: 472.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+36.40977, -82.45594   (decimal degrees)
36°24'35" N, 82°27'21" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/369457/4030384 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Boone Dam
Inventory number
BH 45795 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 3, 2010: Added by Calvin Sneed

Sources 

  • Calvin Sneed - us43137415 [at] yahoo [dot] com