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Saturday, September 29, 2012

Mary's Rock Tunnel


Built in 1932, the Bureau of Public Roads and the National Park Service bore and blasted through 610 feet of dense granite to produce this amazing tunnel. Located just south of the Thorton Gap entrance to Skyline Drive in the Shenandoah Mountains of Virginia, the maximum clearance for this, the lone tunnel along the 108 mile stretch of the park, is 13 feet.

4 comments:

JoeJoe Bic said...

Hello Eric,

Great Photo- It was good meeting you on the White Oak Trail!

Eric Walker said...

Thanks, Joe. You're a real life saver. I am forever in your debt.

JoeJoe Bic said...

Your welcome my friend. Your photos are very inspiring! I dig that Cedar Run/White Oak photo

Eric Walker said...

Thanks, Joe. HRD is a lot of fun. It takes that nexus between art and science you mentioned and kicks it into overdrive. I found you on G+. Look forward to seeing your work.