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Altoona in Blair County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Locomotive 790 Bell

 
 
Locomotive 790 Bell Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, June 21, 2019
1. Locomotive 790 Bell Marker
Inscription.  
This bell was made for
Locomotive 790
Builders No. 3165
Locomotive 790 was built
Juniata Shops, Altoona, PA.
12-18-1916

 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Railroads & Streetcars. In addition, it is included in the Historic Bells 🔔, and the Pennsylvania Railroad 🚂 series lists.
 
Location. 40° 30.818′ N, 78° 24.263′ W. Marker is in Altoona, Pennsylvania, in Blair County. Marker is on 11th Avenue west of 14th Street, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Altoona PA 16601, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Veterans Mall (within shouting distance of this marker); Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (within shouting distance of this marker); Blair County Congressional Medal of Honor Recipients (within shouting distance of this marker); The Downtown Altoona Historic District (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Silver Chief (about 500 feet away); First Pennsylvania Railroad YMCA
Locomotive 790 Bell Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, June 21, 2019
2. Locomotive 790 Bell Marker
(about 800 feet away); Logan House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Stars & Stripes Forever (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Altoona.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 21, 2019. It was originally submitted on June 21, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 78 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 21, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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