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Caprock Canyon Trailway - Clarity Tunnel

Photos 

Clarity Tunnel

Plainview Hearald

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BH Photo #483793

Map 

Documents 

National Register of Historic Places Inventory - Nomination Form

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Posted by Glenn Celerier

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Video 

Texas Wild: Clatiry walk through tour

YouTube user TexasWild

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Facts 

Overview
Tunnel under unnamed hill on Caprock Canyon Trailway (formerly Fort Worth and Denver South Plains Railway)
Location
Floyd County, Texas
Status
Open to pedestrians only
History
Completed in 1930 and abandoned in 1989. The tunnel is now part of the Caprock Canyons State Park & Trail
Railroads
- Burlington Northern Railroad (BN)
- Fort Worth & Denver Railway (FW&D)
Design
Tunnel
Dimensions
Total length: 742.0 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on September 13, 1977
Approximate latitude, longitude
+34.24203, -101.12283   (decimal degrees)
34°14'31" N, 101°07'22" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/304502/3791030 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Quitaque Peaks
Inventory numbers
NRHP 77001442 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 72748 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 11, 2020: Document added by Glenn Celerier
  • July 29, 2016: New video from Dave King
  • July 8, 2016: Added by J.P.

Sources 

  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Glenn Celerier - celerier [dot] bridgehunter [at] gmail [dot] com