RailPictures.Net Photo: CRWC 10 Chelatchie Prairie Railroad Steam 2-8-2T at Yacolt, Washington by Kevin Madore
 
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Chelatchie Prairie Railroad (more..)
Steam 2-8-2T (more..)
West Portal of Tunnel at MP 24.1 (more..)
Yacolt, Washington, USA (more..)
October 13, 2014
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CRWC 10 (more..)
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In a cavern, in a canyon..... Crossett Western #10 exits the 300 ft long, curved tunnel near Mouton Falls, and is seen here among the dense vegetation in the rock cut that marks the approach to the West Portal. The tunnel you see here was constructed in 1901 by the Portland, Vancouver and Yakima Railroad, and is carved out of solid rock, requiring no support on the inside. Both portals of this tunnel are in narrow rock cuts, and both are covered with a dense tree canopy. If you try to find this tunnel on Google Earth, you'd either better have the coordinates, or know just where to look, because you'll never see the actual portals on the satellite imagery.
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Some rather stunning images from a day on a very interesting steam tourist line in Southern Washington State.
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