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Location DB > United States > Oregon > Madras > Oregon Trunk Railroad Tunnel
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Oregon Trunk Railroad Tunnel
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 Database Info
created by nonconmat on 9/3/2012 2:33 AM
last modified by Opheliaism on 9/7/2012 11:32 AM
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 Overview
 Description
Abandoned train tunnel. It's less than 1000 feet long; long enough to get dark in the middle, but not long enough to lose sight of the entrance.

Note that the coordinates provided are those of the north portal.
 Basic Information
Type: Tunnel
Status: Abandoned
Accessibility: Easy
Recommendation: check it out if you're nearby
 Physical Information
Address

Madras, Oregon
United States
Owner: unknown
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  •  Hazards
  • rust
  •  Interesting Features

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     Historical Dates
    Built: 1912
    Closed: 1923
     Required Equipment
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     History
    Part of the historical Oregon Trunk railroad.

    At some point in between abandonment and today, the tunnel was used for potato storage (hence the door remnants, electrical conduits, and ducts).
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     Validation
    This location has been conditionally validated. This type of validation lasts 3 months. It is usually used for locations that are missing a lot of information. It was last validated by Steed on 6/30/2014 7:47 AM.

     Latest Changes
  • on Jun 30 14 at 7:47, Steed conditionally validated this location
  • on Jan 20 13 at 17:02, Opheliaism conditionally validated this location
  • on Sep 7 12 at 11:32, Opheliaism conditionally validated this location
  • on Sep 7 12 at 11:32, Opheliaism changed the following: Display Name
  • on Sep 3 12 at 5:16, nonconmat changed the following: Description
  • on Sep 3 12 at 3:05, nonconmat made this location available
  • on Sep 3 12 at 3:05, nonconmat changed the following: Publically Viewable
  • on Sep 3 12 at 3:04, nonconmat changed the following: Notes for Mods, Owner, Type, City, Province / State (please use full name), Country, Latitude, Longitude, Co-ordinate Accuracy, Prefer Satellite, History, Year Built, Year Closed, Status, Accessibility, Hazards, Interesting Features, Recommendation, Recommended Equipment, Media Coverage, Future Plans, Description, Web Links
  • on Sep 3 12 at 2:34, nonconmat updated the main picture
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