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Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park

Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park
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Uploaded by Stephen Smith on 30 May 2019 in Baltimore

The 3,118-foot Paw Paw Tunnel was completed in 1850 to reduce the distance required by boats to reach Cumberland, MD. Today, the tunnel and canal function as a path for hikers, bicyclists, and history buffs. This was a long exposure that I took using my tripod. The ambient light from the entrance of the tunnel helps to illuminate the extensive brick work inside the tunnel. It's a beautifully preserved structure that helps tell the story of America's early transportation history.

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