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CSX - Randolph Tunnel

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CSX - Randolph Tunnel

showing notches for increased clearances

Photo taken by Madison Zellers

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

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BH Photo #464118

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Description 

Part of 1914 "Magnolia Cutoff" realignment of the B&O mainline.

Facts 

Overview
Tunnel for CSX Railroad, Cumberland Subdivision
Location
Morgan County, West Virginia
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1914, modified (notched) ca 2010 for double-stack containers
Railroads
- Baltimore & Ohio Railroad (BO)
- CSX Railroad (CSX)
Design
Tunnel
Dimensions
Total length: 1,015.0 ft.
Also called
Randolph Tunnel
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.59382, -78.39940   (decimal degrees)
39°35'38" N, 78°23'58" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/723310/4385907 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Paw Paw
Inventory number
BH 61247 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 6, 2020: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • July 26, 2014: Updated by Ian Martin: Added categories "Curved", "CSX Railroad", "Baltimore & Ohio Railroad"
  • June 6, 2014: Added by Robert Elder

Sources 

  • Robert Elder - robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Geoff Hubbs