Church Hill Tunnel - 2014
An imagined visitation from the railroad workers buried beneath Richmond's Church Hill neighborhood.
Spray paint stencil on Butcher paper - 5'x10'
However, there has always been a suspicion that more — perhaps many more — were entombed in the tunnel. Griggs doubts there are more than 100, as some have claimed over the years, but he finds it "certainly plausible" more than two are buried there. "Because if you were an African-American from Georgia … and you came here for a job, your family never expected to see you again," he said. "You could have walked in the tunnel and the tunnel collapsed … and nobody would have missed you."