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WM - Tunnel No. 2

Photos 

South Portal

Photo taken by Sherman Cahal

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BH Photo #489245

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Disused tunnel for the Western Maryland Railway and for the West Fork Rail Trail
Location
Glady, Randolph County, West Virginia
Status
Open to pedestrians only, but entering the tunnel is discouraged.
Future prospects
Potentially reopening for railroad use to connect Greenbrier Junction with Durbin.
History
The Glady Tunnel is an abandoned 1,000-foot tunnel built for the Coal & Iron Railway under Shavers Mountain.
Railroad
- Western Maryland Railway (WM)
Design
Sandstone faced, concrete lined.
Dimensions
Total length: 1,000.0 ft.
Also called
Shavers Mountain Tunnel
Glady Tunnel
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.80094, -79.72500   (decimal degrees)
38°48'03" N, 79°43'30" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/610715/4295458 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Glady
Inventory number
BH 60822 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 22, 2021: New photos from Sherman Cahal
  • May 1, 2014: Added by Robert Elder

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