Eddy Tunnel(l)

For my birthday ride, we headed out early on this lovely morning. We rode from Jessup through the industrial park south to Marshwood Road (passing by the gate to Rock Slope); we first checked out the area near the lower powerline cut. No tunnel portal. Following a rocky, muddy path east (my first real off-road … Read more

Rock Slope and Marshwood Mines

Two consecutive March Thursdays were warm and sunny (the second warmer than the first) and we were in the mood to track down some local mining ruins. Our first goal was the Eddy Tunnel portal. I’d asked an acquaintance "in the know" for directions to this portal (or so I thought). We were to park … Read more

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Pennsylvania Tunnel Portal Discovery

I can’t resist a good challenge, a good mystery. When daily life doesn’t present enough mysteries (unless you happen to be Hercule Poirot, Nancy Drew or the like), you have to go looking. I had little clue there was such an elaborate underground world here in NEPA until I stumbled upon the Underground Miners website. … Read more

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