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Whiting Arches are little-seen engineering achievement

karenb@lakevillejournal.com
Property that includes these double stone arches is on the market, listed with Raynard & Peirce Real Estate. The 54-acre parcel also includes two dwellings. The asking price is $980,000. Photo Submitted

NORTH CANAAN — A remarkable feat of engineering rose high above Canaan Valley 140 years ago. Embodying strength, purpose and beauty, it has endured in near perfect condition to this day. But few have seen or even heard of the Whiting Arches.

The mysterious double tunnel has gotten a modicum of attention lately, with the more than 54 acres of land that surround the arches on the market.

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