Mar Street / Drysdale Street Tunnel

A brick-lined tunnel that cuts beneath the triangular junction between Drysdale Street and Mar Street in Alloa (Clackmannanshire), this was one of two tunnels on the Alloa Waggonway and represents one of Scotland's oldest railway tunnels. It extends to approximately 26m (85 feet) in length. The waggonway was built in 1768 by John Erskine, 7th Earl of Mar (1741 - 1825) to connect his coal mines with the harbour in Alloa. The Bedford Place Tunnel lies approximately 300m / 100 feet to the south.

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