West Barretts Tunnel - St. Louis, Missouri
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member paulspaper
N 38° 34.218 W 090° 27.846
15S E 720926 N 4272143
Quick Description: Built in 1851-1853, these are the first railroad tunnels west of the Mississippi River.
Location: Missouri, United States
Date Posted: 4/4/2008 4:21:05 PM
Waymark Code: WM3GPQ
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Team GeoDuo
Views: 167

Long Description:
This abandoned railroad tunnel is on the grouns of the Museum of Transportation in St. Louis, Missouri. The tunnel was originally 450 feet long but shortened in 1929 to 410 feet. These tunnels are on the National Register of Historic Places.
Construction: Brick or concrete block

Condition: Blocked Off

Rail Status: Yes

Current status: Abandoned & Visitable

Original Use: Freight

Tunnel Length: 410.00


The "Other End": Not Listed

Suggested Parking Area: Not Listed

Website: Not listed

Date Built: Not listed

Date Abandoned: Not listed

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