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tunnel of doom

About a half mile in. The black smudges on the left traveling toward the dark are my feet.


Construction on the tunnel started in May 1906. One crew worked east, and one worked west. The crews met on April 6, 1908, one day earlier than expected, and their alignments were off by only 3/8 of an inch.


The tunnel was sealed shut in 1993.


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Taken on April 11, 2012