The Longest Tunnel In Texas Has A Truly Fascinating Backstory

If you’ve ever traveled between Pasadena and Houston, you’ve likely driven through the Washburn Tunnel. It truly was an incredible feat of engineering for its time, and its history is fascinating.

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Here’s another awesome tunnel to visit this summer.

Have you ever driven through the Washburn Tunnel? Did you know how interesting a history it has?