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Chesapeake & Ohio Canal, Paw-Paw Tunnel, 155.2 - 155.8 miles above tidewater, Oldtown, Allegany County, MD



B&W Photos

HB597277
General View Of Hollow Leading To North End Of Tunnel

HB597278
General View Of Towpath Through Hollow North Of Tunnel, Note Tow Rope Chafing On Rock Slope

HB597279
General View Of North Portal Of Tunnel

HB597280
North Portal Of Tunnel, Taken From Towpath

HB597281
North Portal Of Tunnel, View With Ranger, Taken From Towpath

HB597282
North Portal, View From Interior Of Tunnel Toward Opening

HB597283
South Portal


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Location
155.2 - 155.8 miles above tidewater, Oldtown vicinity, MD

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS MD-810
See HABS No. DC-147 for list of other C&O Canal structures.


Subjects
Transportation Industry
Water Supply
Tunnels


Related Names
Boucher, Jack E., Photographer


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. GENERAL VIEW OF HOLLOW LEADING TO NORTH END OF TUNNEL
2. GENERAL VIEW OF TOWPATH THROUGH HOLLOW NORTH OF TUNNEL, NOTE TOW ROPE CHAFING ON ROCK SLOPE
3. GENERAL VIEW OF NORTH PORTAL OF TUNNEL
4. NORTH PORTAL OF TUNNEL, TAKEN FROM TOWPATH
5. NORTH PORTAL OF TUNNEL, VIEW WITH RANGER, TAKEN FROM TOWPATH
6. NORTH PORTAL, VIEW FROM INTERIOR OF TUNNEL TOWARD OPENING
7. SOUTH PORTAL


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