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 Post subject: Vosburg Tunnel
PostPosted: Tue Jun 03, 2008 10:18 pm 
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heres some pics i dug up from when we went to the vosburg tunnel a few years back. The tunnel was originally ran through as part of the lehigh valley route. It was completed July 14 1884, and is currently ran through by the reading and northern on their route to the charmin plant in mehoopany. The tunnel is 3,865 feet long, 21 feet high, 28 feet wide, and runs under a mountain 365 feet high. It cut 5 miles off the trip along the susquehanna river. The tunnel took just under one year to the month to complete.

Interesting article:
http://query.nytimes.com/mem/archive-fr ... ref=slogin

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next photo is a little disturbing...............









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Now seriously, whats the chances of this???

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wow, has it been a few years already? seems like yesterday.

i can still smell frog.

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i know time goes by fast doesnt it......

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what year is it again?

are the 80's over?

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i dont think so, mike a. was listening to some wild hair rock while driving to the southern field the other day!

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typical :roll:




....shes my cherry pie.....

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