"Hope - Othello Quintette Tunnels" Hope Things to Do Tip by sunnywong

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Built in 1914 by the C.P.R. Five tunnels were dug simultaneously, an engineering feat. Engineer Andrew McCulloch designed the tunnels as a unique way to get through the Coquihalla gorge where the river had cut a 300-foot deep channel in a wall of solid granite. The tunnels took five years to build and were completed in 1916 to finish the Kettle Valley Railway. The location was used for
filming several major motion pictures, including First Blood (Rambo), Shoot To Kill and most recently Far from Home: Adventures of Yellow Dog. Hiking trails, parks, and lakes dot the area, and flashlights are recommended for inside the tunnels.

Address: Coquihalla Canyon Provincial Park near Hope

Review Helpfulness: 2.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Feb 25, 2003
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