Archive for “Church Hill Tunnel”
Elizabeth Bissette will be hosting a Walpurgis Weekend Twilight Ghost Tales Picnic & Church Hill Tunnel Trip this Saturday and Sunday.
Richmonder Russell Lawson scored 2nd place in a recent Americans Songwriter lyric contest with a song about the 1925 Church Hill Tunnel collapse (MP3): Songs about riding the rails have proven to be worth their weight in solid country gold for scores of singers-songwriters over the years. Just ask David Allen Coe. And Cash. And [...]
While the dig in Jefferson Park is currently quiet, here is an update on the status of the dig for the buried train, and a good history of the tunnel from the Virginia Historical Society.
The RTD has another column about the train tunnel, with some more background and updates. Gives a mention of the nascent Friends of Jefferson Park and has a picture of Engine 231.
This week’s Back Page article in Style, Let Them Rest by Joe Essid, is about the possible exhumation of the Jefferson Park tunnel.
WTVR has a story about the Chesapeake & Ohio train left in the tunnel below Jefferson Park since the tunnel collapse in 1925.