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CSX - Bear Pen Gap Tunnel

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CSX - Bear Pen Gap Tunnel

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Photo taken by Bob Lawrence in 2011

License: Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike (CC BY-SA)

View this photo at thetunneldiaries.files.wordpress.com

BH Photo #485164

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Tunnel under hillside on CSX RR
Location
Dickenson County, Virginia
Status
Intact but closed to all traffic
History
Built 1947
Railroads
- CSX Railroad (CSX)
- Carolina, Clinchfield & Ohio Railroad (CCO; Clinchfield)
Design
Tunnel
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.12501, -82.40216   (decimal degrees)
37°07'30" N, 82°24'08" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/375442/4109660 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 91130 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 3, 2020: New photo from Geoff Hubbs

Sources 

  • Geoff Hubbs