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Old 12-16-2007, 06:18 PM
 
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Chicago has massive underground tunnels most now abandoned but were used for various reasons over the years.

Has anyone ever heard of tunnels or underground passages in SA? I know that there is one from the Armory (heb) to Butts house.

I know there is a lot of drainage framework.

Im guessing our calichi base makes it difficult....
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Old 12-17-2007, 11:48 PM
 
Location: Western Bexar County
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San Antonio has a large underground flood control tunnel in the Riverwalk area downtown.
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Old 12-18-2007, 01:12 AM
 
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There is that guy who lives on hackberry and nevada on the eastside. Says hes going to build and underground city under san antonio. Thats probably why they are going to knock his house down. because hes crazy.
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Old 12-18-2007, 08:19 AM
 
Location: San Antonio
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If they knocked down all of the crazy peoples houses in San Antonio you would be able to see the Hill Counrty from the Toyota plant.
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Old 12-18-2007, 09:03 AM
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I've heard rumors of a cave on Nacogdoches/Cave Lane that goes all the way to downtown. Don't know if it's a cave or a tunnel or even if it's true.
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Old 12-18-2007, 01:19 PM
 
Location: Washington, DC & San Antonio, TX
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Many people don't realize that there is a huge underground marina for the SA river that runs nearly from Market St to Durango (over 8 square city blocks) where all the boats dock at night and come in for maintenance. You would never know it existed if you only walked at street level; recently I was on a boat that came in to dock and was floored at the size of this unexpected underground sight!
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Old 12-20-2007, 07:26 AM
 
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There's a tunnel from Trinity University to Brackenridge, under the freeway. Apparently it's easy to traverse
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Old 01-26-2008, 01:47 AM
 
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I've heard rumors of a cave on Nacogdoches/Cave Lane that goes all the way to downtown. Don't know if it's a cave or a tunnel or even if it's true.

Explored it. Actually straight out of a scrary movie me and two guys got seperated from the group. One of us had a flashlight. He got spooked and began to run a HUGe no no to do in a cave. I was last so the further he got the less i could see the more i tripped the more i got behind. My buddy robert was such a good guy he stayed behind instead of sticking with the first guy.

I also was aware of the massive drainage built by the army core.

Crazy guy is crazy b/c for a regular guy to dig would be very very hard b/c of the caliche in SA.

Hmmm maybe I should check the basement of the Alamo! : )
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Old 11-07-2008, 06:54 PM
 
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There's a tunnel from Trinity University to Brackenridge, under the freeway. Apparently it's easy to traverse

Like a man made tunnel? wow Im always over there and ive never seen or heard of this! Please tell me more.
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Old 11-07-2008, 07:19 PM
 
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I've explored the drainage ditch tunnels on Austin Hwy, between Broadway & New Braunfels, early 70's. They were permanently cemented in and closed, I think In the 80's. Also been in the Tunnels around Olmos Dam., lat 70's. Also been in the Cave lane cave a long time ago, early 70's! Fun times!!!
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