Near Altoona in Cambria County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
National Historic Engineering Landmark
Completed 1854 • Designated 2003
Erected 2004 by American Society of Civil Engineers.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Pennsylvania Railroad marker series.
Location. 40° 29.858′ N, 78° 29.068′ W. Marker is near Altoona, Pennsylvania, in Cambria County. Marker is on Veterans Memorial Highway / Burgoon Road, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Ashville PA 16613, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Horseshoe Curve (a few steps from this marker); The GP9 (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Trackside Buildings (about 400 feet away); Over the Hill (about Watching The Curve (about 600 feet away); Blair County War Mothers Memorial (approx. 3.3 miles away); Blair County Memorial Highway (approx. 3.3 miles away); Endress War Memorial (approx. 3.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Altoona.
Also see . . .
1. World Famous Horseshoe Curve. (Submitted on February 11, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Horseshoe Curve at Wikipedia. (Submitted on February 11, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Categories. • Industry & Commerce • Man-Made Features • Railroads & Streetcars •
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 502 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. 6. submitted on , by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.