Brush Tunnel/B172






Brush Tunnel was a short tunnel and was bored for two tracks. Today only one remains to intact to Frostburg for use by the Western Maryland Scenic Railroad.


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WMSR 734 heads towards and plunges into Brush Tunnel on its way to Frostburg on December 18, 2011.

Looking at the east portal of Brush Tunnel. Notice the original WM B172 milepost to the left of the tunnel portal. (Sam Wilson photo)

Looking at one of the "escapes" that are staggered throughout the tunnel. (Sam Wilson photo)

The west portal of Brush Tunnel and a closeup of the tunnel name and construction date of 1911. (Sam Wilson photo)

Another photo further west of Brush Tunnel. (Sam Wilson photo)




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