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Friday, May 31, 2013

Friday Favorite… Approaching the Paw Paw Tunnel

      


The Paw Paw Tunnel is a little over 3000 feet long. It is part of the C&O Canal in Allegany County, Maryland. Construction of the tunnel began in 1836 and the work took until 1848 to complete, due to many difficulties that arose during the construction.

This view is of the West entrance of the Tunnel looking East…