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Columbia, South Carolina: Tunnelvision Team Field Report

1550 Marion St., Columbia, SC
Taylor and Marion Streets, just a few feet away from the Busted Plug.
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Deceptively realistic highway tunnel entrance painted on the side of a building in 1975. Report... [07/26/2017]

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10 minutes of fun and good photos.

[Rhino97x, 06/06/2023]

Apparent safety concerns has made this less convincing, with a narrow lawn median and painted lane lines in the parking lot.


I believe it is being repainted as equipment was in front of it and it looks like portions of it started to be touched up. It was still interesting and I could see the good perspective that was done in the painting.

[Jim Book, 03/29/2023]

Tunnel Vision.


This mural was amazing. It is located right behind the World's Largest Fire Hydrant, which doubled my excitement. It was so beautiful from a distance. There is a sunset in the mural, and the sun actually GLOWED. We visited it at night, so the sun was really shining. I have heard rumors that birds actually fly into the mural often, and I can believe it. It is very realistic looking.

[Danielle, 01/16/2011]



The tunnel mural on the wall of the Federal Land Bank Building is very realistic. The bullet holes in the Yield sign and the rusty boltheads in the Yield sign and the One Way sign are nice touches.

[Charlie Brown, 09/10/2006]

It's in the same parking lot as the giant fireplug. Drunks might swerve to avoid the hydrant and crash here!

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Retro-Robot Head, Columbia, SC - 1 mi.

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