Othello Tunnels - Hope, BC
N 49° 22.423 W 121° 22.112
10U E 618431 N 5470281
Quick Description: The man who engineered these train tunnels was a lover of Shakespeare.
Location: British Columbia, Canada
Date Posted: 9/30/2010 9:57:10 PM
Waymark Code: WM9VDZ
Andrew McCulloch was the engineer behind this portion of the Kettle Valley Railway. He named a number of the stations for Shakespearean characters, including the Othello tunnels. This is now part of Coquihalla Canyon Provincial Park.
Location Type: Other
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Named to honour a Shakespearean character.
Property Type:: Public
Date of event:: 1914
Most easily accessed from Highway 5 (Coquihalla Highway). Can also be accessed via 6th Avenue and Kawkawa Lake Road from Hope, BC. Closed November to March due to unstable conditions. There is no charge to visit the park, but there is a parking charge of $1 per hour, to a maximum of $3.
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