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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Tunnel Portal Discovery

NOTE (March 1, 2021): I have been contacted by the owner of the property that contains the tunnel portal. He has requested that no one try to access the tunnel. The mine gate was locked by the DEP and signs are posted. This blog post retains the general information that can be found in other … Read more

Categories Mines