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Beaver Falls in Beaver County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Patterson Heights Incline

 
 
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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.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Railroads & Streetcars. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania - Beaver County Historical Research and Landmarks Foundation series list.
 
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. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Beaver Falls PA 15010, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
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); Underground Railroad (approx. 0.6 miles away); Joe Namath
Patterson Heights Incline Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, November 11, 2011
2. Patterson Heights Incline Marker
(approx. 0.8 miles away); The Carnegie Library (approx. 0.8 miles away); a different marker also named Underground Railroad (approx. 0.9 miles away); Merrick Art Gallery (approx. 0.9 miles away); Wayman Chapel A.M.E. Church (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map 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.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 6, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 11, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,051 times since then and 77 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 11, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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