Jenson Tunnel

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Also known as: Backbone Tunnel
NE of Cameron off OK 112, Cameron, Oklahoma

Tunnel under Backbone Mountain on KCS Railway

Photo 

By Valis55 - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=39308547

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Map 

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on May 13, 1976
Reference number
76001567
Area of significance
Transportation
Level of significance
Local
Evaluation criteria
A - Event
Property type
Structure
Historic function
Rail-related
Period of significance
1875-1899
Significant year
1885

Tags 

19th Century (37,874)
Brick (42,462)
Built 1885 (581)
Built during 1880s (6,490)
Cameron, Oklahoma (3)
Le Flore County, Oklahoma (25)
Oklahoma (1,868)
Private owner (54,398)
Stone (26,160)
Tunnel (39)

Update Log 

  • February 1, 2018: New photo from Bill Eichelberger

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