Old Railroad Tunnel

Old Railroad Tunnel (HMXH9)

Location: Valdez, AK 99686 Valdez-Cordova
Country: United States of America

N 61° 5.052', W 145° 53.593'

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"The Iron Trail" by Rex Beach describes these events and this area.

This tunnel was hand cut into the solid rock of Keystone Canyon and is all that is left of the "railroad era" when nine companies fought to take advantage of the short route from the coast to the Copper Country. However a feud interrupted progress. A gun battle was fought and the tunnel was never finished.
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HM NumberHMXH9
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Date Added Tuesday, October 7th, 2014 at 4:07am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)6V E 559700 N 6772670
Decimal Degrees61.08420000, -145.89321667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 61° 5.052', W 145° 53.593'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds61° 5' 3.12" N, 145° 53' 35.58" W
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Area Code(s)907
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 133 Richardson Hwy, Valdez AK 99686, US
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