Early Tunnel in Kentucky

Early Tunnel in Kentucky (HM6BD)

Location: Frankfort, KY 40601 Franklin County
Country: United States of America

N 38° 11.913', W 84° 52.494'

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Early transportation tunnel in Kentucky. It was hand bored by Lexington and Frankfort Railroad in 1849. First passenger train went through on February 23, 1850. Replaced incline, built 1835 just east of here, previously used by railroad to enter Frankfort. Incline built by Lexington & Ohio, the first railroad in Kentucky.
HM NumberHM6BD
Series This marker is part of the Kentucky: Kentucky Historical Society series
Marker Number1955
Year Placed1995
Placed ByKentucky Historical Society & Kentucky Department of Highways
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Date Added Sunday, September 7th, 2014 at 10:54am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 686084 N 4229979
Decimal Degrees38.19855000, -84.87490000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 11.913', W 84° 52.494'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 11' 54.78" N, 84° 52' 29.64" W
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Area Code(s)502
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 107-115 W Broadway St, Frankfort KY 40601, US
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