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Title Construction of Tunnel #2
Title Note North to S. portal of started #2 tunnel shows weathered and sound rock. From 459-85, 18ft. left.
Date April 22, 1937
Description Tunnel #2 is found in McDowell County in section 2M. The tunnels were often employed to reduce or eliminate the need for excessive landscaping. Most of the tunnels are lined with concrete or gunite, a pneumatic cement.
Location Location Name: Twin Tunnel #2
Parkway Milepost: 344.5
Latitude: 35.761924
Longitude: -82.169969
Creator Individual W.D. Stanton
Tags Construction
Credit Courtesy of the North Carolina State Archives