Found Postcard: Moffat Tunnel Middle Park, Colorado


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Postcard Location: Middle Park, CO
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Location Acquired: Longview Texas
Date Acquired: 07/07/2019
Date Digitized: 07/08/2019
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351 West Portal of the Moffat Tunnel at the foot of Berthoud Pass in Middle Park, Colorado.
West Portal

The great Moffat Tunnel, 6 miles long under the Continental Divide, is one of the great engineering features of Colorado. Taking four years to build, it had made an economical railroad connection between the two halves of the state so long divided by lofty mountain barriers and also brings water from the western slope to the east slope.

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