Pinkerton Tunnel/B217.4






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Looking up at the bridge over the Casselman River in this WM Validation photo from 1917. The east portal of Pinkerton Tunnel can be seen just across the bridge. (thanks to Mike Yetter and Warren hart for photo)

A side view of the eastern bridge at Pinkerton Tunnel. This bridge like at Ohio Pyle was not as high up from the river just as the western bridge was. (Ray Wongus Collection of the WMRHS)

Looking west and east towards Markleton from atop the eastern bridge at Pinkerton Tunnel after abandonment. (Ray Wongus Collection of the WMRHS)

A closer view of the west portal of WM'a double track bore that is Pinkerton Tunnel. Although the tunnel is bored for two tracks, only one was ever layed through it. (Ray Wongus Collection of the WMRHS)

Two photos both looking east from the west end of Pinkerton Tunnel from the high bridge. The first photo was taken on May 21, 1975 when the tracks were still down but "out of serve". The second photo years after the track had been removed. (Thanks to Cody Haer for 1975 photo)(Second photo, Ray Wongus Collection of the WMRHS)




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