Hoosac Tunnel, Florida (MA) on the East to North Adams on the West

IMG_4196 IMG_0288 IMG_0297 IMG_0310 IMG_0315 IMG_0319 IMG_0325 IMG_0340 IMG_0341 IMG_0346 IMG_4166 IMG_4169 IMG_4176 IMG_4178 IMG_4180 IMG_4187The railroad tunnel is 4.75 miles long passing through the Hoosac Mountain Range (Hoosac, Algonquian meaning “place of stones”). The work began in 1848 and was completed in 1875. At the time, it was the second longest tunnel in the world. There’s lots of history about the Hoosac Tunnel. Check it out in person or on the web before it’s Lost in New England.

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