Sunday, July 17, 2011

Outcrop Tunnel

The Outcrop tunnel, outside of Smithfield (near Uniontown) once carried the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad's Fairmont, Morgantown and Pittsburgh line through.  It appears that it the old line is slated to become rails to trails, so it will be nice to see it get some new life in it.

 The old railbed
 Getting closer

 Exposed coal seam

 mmm sulfur.

1 comment:

  1. Hello,
    I'm in Norvelt, Pa. I would like to see the coal outcrop. Any chance you could give me directions?