Hawk's Nest Tunnel
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior
N 38° 09.090 W 081° 10.710
17S E 484360 N 4222639
Tells about the tunnel near here.
Waymark Code: WMF1V9
Location: West Virginia, United States
Date Posted: 08/08/2012
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member flyingmoose
Views: 9

Hawk's Nest Tunnel

Mouth of the great Hawk's Nest Tunnel, three miles long, which diverts water of New River from its five~mile long gorge. The tunnel, a mile of which is through solid rock, and a 50~foot dam gives waterfall of 160 feet for electric power.
Marker Number: none

Marker Title: Hawk's Nest Tunnel

Marker Location: West of Rt 60.

County or Independent City: Gauley Bridge WV

Web Site: [Web Link]

Marker Program Sponsor: West Virginia Archives and History, 2008

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