Caltrans Mystery Tour Of Caldecott Tunnel

The California Department of Transportation offers tours of a working transit tunnel filled with history and surprises.
June 26, 2004, 5am PDT | Chris Steins | @urbaninsight
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"s, the Caldecott is cool, thanks to all its secret passageways, shadowy enough to make Nancy Drew drool. And its giant fans with 8-foot-wide blades. And its cavernous barely lit mineshaft-like wind tunnels, running above the full 3/4-mile lengths of the three bores -- complete with stalactites squeezing out of the mountain and a couple of mini four-wheelers so workers can zip back and forth above commuter heads."

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Published on Monday, June 21, 2004 in The Oakland Tribune
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