Big Bend Tunnel

Big Bend Tunnel (HM147T)

Location: Hinton, WV 25951 Summers County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 38.934', W 80° 46.05'

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The great tunnel of the C & O Railroad was started at Big Bend in 1870 and completed three years later. It is more than a mile long, and now has a twin tunnel. Tradition makes this the scene of the steel drivers ?ballad' "John Henry"
HM NumberHM147T
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Date Added Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014 at 8:20am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 520509 N 4166886
Decimal Degrees37.64890000, -80.76750000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 38.934', W 80° 46.05'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 38' 56.04" N, 80° 46' 3.00" W
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Area Code(s)304
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 191 Co Rte 3/15, Hinton WV 25951, US
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