The background you see on
this page is exactly what you
see when you are in the center of the Sideling Hill Tunnel.
Without a flashlight, you can see absolutely nothing, including
your hand directly in front of your face.
Taken along U.S. Route 30, at the top of Sideling Hill.
From the Library of Congress ... Sideling Hill, unnamed portal, sometime in 1940,
just before the Turnpike opened to motor traffic.
Source unknown. Labeled as being taken in 1955.
Western or eastern portal -- not noted.
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Last updated on: August 09, 2014.
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