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Patterson Heights Incline

 
 
Patterson Heights Incline Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, November 11, 2011
1. Patterson Heights Incline Marker
Inscription. Operated between January 19, 1896 and 1927. One of the shortest and most unusual trolley car lines in the United States. The line operated with one car built by J.G. Brill of Philadelphia. A dummy car counterbalanced by scrap metal ran on a parallel track.
 
Erected by Beaver County Historical Research and Landmarks Foundation.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Beaver County (PA) Historical Research and Landmarks Foundation marker series.
 
Location. 40° 44.525′ N, 80° 19.323′ W. Marker is in Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania, in Beaver County. Marker is at the intersection of Ross Hill Road and Hillside Avenue, on the right when traveling south on Ross Hill Road. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Beaver Falls PA 15010, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Union Drawn Steel (approx. 0.2 miles away); Pennsylvania Canal System (approx. half a mile away); Joe Namath (approx. 0.8 miles away); The Carnegie Library (approx. 0.8 miles away); Merrick Art Gallery (approx. 0.9 miles away); Wayman Chapel A.M.E. Church
Patterson Heights Incline Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, November 11, 2011
2. Patterson Heights Incline Marker
(approx. 0.9 miles away); Grove Cemetery (approx. 0.9 miles away); Christ Episcopal Church (approx. one mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Beaver Falls.
 
Also see . . .  Beaver County Historical Research & Landmarks Foundation. Marker Program (Submitted on November 14, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 
 
 
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