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The Crozet Tunnel

Crozet Tunnel

This modern photograph shows an arched entrance to the Crozet Tunnel, one of four single-track railroad tunnels built through the Blue Ridge Mountains in the mid-nineteenth century.

Original Author: Rick Stillings

Created: July 10, 2016

Medium: Digital photograph

Courtesy of Flickr

Interior of Crozet Tunnel

Unidentified people walk through the vaulted interior of the Crozet Tunnel, one of four single-track railroad tunnels bored through the Blue Ridge Mountains in the mid-nineteenth century.

Original Author: Unknown

Created: Twentieth century

Medium: Photograph

Courtesy of Library of Congress Prints & Photographs Division

Crozet Tunnel Opening

Two men, perhaps soldiers, stand at attention in front of Crozet Tunnel, one of four single-track railroad tunnels bored through the Blue Ridge Mountains in the mid-nineteenth century. This image was published in a thirteen-page compilation titled Claudius Crozet; His Story of the Four Tunnels in the Blue Ridge Region of Virginia (1917).

Citation: Claudius Crozet; His Story of the Four Tunnels in the Blue Ridge Region of Virginia on the Chesapeake and Ohio Railway, Constructed 1849–1858. TF238 .B6 C7 1917. Special Collections, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Va.

Original Author: Unknown

Created: 1917

Medium: Printed photograph

Courtesy of University of Virginia Special Collections

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  • Crozet Tunnel

    This modern photograph shows an arched entrance to the Crozet Tunnel, one of four single-track railroad tunnels built through the Blue Ridge Mountains in the mid-nineteenth century.

    Original Author: Rick Stillings

    Created: July 10, 2016

    Medium: Digital photograph

    Courtesy of Flickr

  • Interior of Crozet Tunnel

    Unidentified people walk through the vaulted interior of the Crozet Tunnel, one of four single-track railroad tunnels bored through the Blue Ridge Mountains in the mid-nineteenth century.

    Original Author: Unknown

    Created: Twentieth century

    Medium: Photograph

    Courtesy of Library of Congress Prints & Photographs Division

  • Crozet Tunnel Opening

    Two men, perhaps soldiers, stand at attention in front of Crozet Tunnel, one of four single-track railroad tunnels bored through the Blue Ridge Mountains in the mid-nineteenth century. This image was published in a thirteen-page compilation titled Claudius Crozet; His Story of the Four Tunnels in the Blue Ridge Region of Virginia (1917).

    Citation: Claudius Crozet; His Story of the Four Tunnels in the Blue Ridge Region of Virginia on the Chesapeake and Ohio Railway, Constructed 1849–1858. TF238 .B6 C7 1917. Special Collections, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Va.

    Original Author: Unknown

    Created: 1917

    Medium: Printed photograph

    Courtesy of University of Virginia Special Collections