The Longest Tunnel In Vermont Has A Truly Fascinating Backstory

Vermont’s longest tunnel was constructed way back in 1860. It is truly a feat of engineering, determination, and hard work. Here is the fascinating backstory of the Burlington Tunnel or as some call it, The North Avenue Rail Tunnel.

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Did you know the story behind Vermont’s longest tunnel? Many former railroads are now being converted into beautiful scenic walking and biking paths. Check out this stunning rail trail with spectacular views.