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Bakersfield, California: Tunnels Under Bakersfield

In downstairs basement, window reveals an early 20th century brick-lined tunnel once used for moving goods. Rumored as one of the 19th century Chinatown tunnels that honeycombed town. It isn't.

Merry Go Round Antique Mall

1407 19th St, Bakersfield, CA
Downtown between Chester Ave and K St, south side of 19th St. Look for dummy in a ticket boot at the entrance.
Daily 10-5. Not sure if basement access is granted to visitors. (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
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Mine tunnels.

Tunnels Under Bakersfield

Very interesting place to stop. Was not expecting to find it, I found it completely by accident and do not regret it.

[Gerardo Ceja, 05/09/2022]

We'd mapped "the tunnels" as an app target for several years -- nice to see what awaits visitors, however cryptic it may still be!

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