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Traditional Geocache

Stewart Tunnel Kiosk

A cache by j&k&kids
Hidden : 10/1/2012
In Wisconsin, United States
Difficulty:
3 out of 5
Terrain:
2.5 out of 5

Size: Size: small (small)

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Geocache Description:


After a soccer game in Belleville we decided to take another family bike ride through the tunnel and decided this time to keep going. It has been a good two plus years since we were this far down the trail and wanted to place another cache nearby.

Quick Facts

Construction ran from December 1886 thru January 1888.

Length of Tunnel: 1280 Feet

Width: 14 Feet Height: 21 Feet

First Train: Engine #99 on Feb 1, 1888 ran from Freeport to Madison

Total Darkness Due to a slight bend in the middle

During WW1 and WWII - This tunnel was guarded 24 hours per day by armed guards


There is an informational kiosk located nearby which provides alot of interesting facts regarding the tunnels construction. Please take a look and enjoy!

The Geocache Notification Form has been submitted to Fish Hatchery Office of the Wisconsin DNR. Geocaches placed on Wisconsin Department of Natural Resource managed lands require permission by means of a notification form



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Additional Hints (Decrypt)

Ba gur Tebhaq

Decryption Key

A|B|C|D|E|F|G|H|I|J|K|L|M
-------------------------
N|O|P|Q|R|S|T|U|V|W|X|Y|Z

(letter above equals below, and vice versa)

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Current Time:
Last Updated: on 7/7/2014 12:37:36 PM Pacific Daylight Time (7:37 PM GMT)
Rendered From:Unknown
Coordinates are in the WGS84 datum