KSPG Field Trip to Middlesboro, September 19-20, 2003


Contact: Brandon C. Nuttall

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Cumberland Gap Tunnel, U.S. 25E

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View of north portal (Kentucky side) of the Cumberland Gap Tunnel from the tunnel employee parking lot.
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View of north portal (Kentucky side) of the Cumberland Gap Tunnel.

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View of northward dipping strata forming Cumberland Mountain on the Kentucky side of the Cumberland Gap Tunnel
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View north from observation windows in Cumberland Gap Tunnel facility.
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Cumberland Gap Tunnel control room
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Field trip party learning about tunnel operations
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View north from roof of Cumberland Gap Tunnel operations facility
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View south of Gap from roof of Cumberland Gap Tunnel operations facility
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View north of field party on roof of Cumberland Gap Tunnel operations facility
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View of stubby Mac tow truck designed to be able to turn around in the tunnel. Some of the emergency equipment available for tunnel operations.
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View of stubby Mac tow truck.

All pictures ©2003 Brandon Nuttall

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