The Belmont Tunnel south of Crawford is the only railroad tunnel in the state of Nebraska. It is a 750-foot long tunnel carved through solid rock by the Burlington line circa 1888-90. Railroad enthusiasts from all over the midwest come to observe the engines pulling trains up the Crawford-to-Belmont grade. This 10-mile grade is one of the steepest in the midwest.
Address: Ten miles to the southeast of Crawford
Come visit us in Crawford, Nebraska