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Old 11-29-2011, 12:50 AM   #13
Ron Flanary
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Originally Posted by bigbassloyd View Post
The old bore at Big Bend had a ventilation plant installed in 1917, and removed in the early 1950's. The giant chamber built onto the West portal still exists, but all machinery is gone. The old bore at Lewis still has the entire ventilation plant atop the East portal.

Loyd L.
Oops...I forgot about "Great Bend Tunnel's" ventilation plant! I've never visited the west bore (for either Big Bend, or the older out of service tunnel).

I should have referred to some of my books downstairs before I banged out a response!
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